The short and accessible briefs collected here draw on rigorous evidence relevant to the COVID-19 emergency to formulate recommendations for policymakers on five critical dimensions of school reopening and recovery: 1) Engaging communities in reopening plans; 2) Targeting resources to where they
Safe to Learn partners have released a set of recommendations for governments to help prevent and respond to violence against children in different learning environments during the COVID-19 pandemic: Governments should enable a comprehensive cross-sector response to prevent and respond to violenc
When considering the reopening of schools, four key sanitary criteria should be considered to ensure that students and teachers alike are safe: A) Ensure social distancing; B) Keep schools clean and disinfected; C) Ensure that students and teachers enter school healthy and stay healthy; and D) Pr
The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion school-age children in more than 190 countries.
The guide examines the basics of coronavirus, its impact on education, students’ physical and mental health, the role of teachers and parents in supporting children during this crisis, as well as ways for students to ensure their own wellbeing during these challenging times.
This guide aims to provide guidance to program teams on how to plan an integrated, participatory process for safe school reopening applicable in all contexts across the humanitarian-development nexus.
This document has been developed by WFP and UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Offices and provides a non-exhaustive list of recommended multi-sectoral actions for Government, UNICEF, WFP and other partners to consider as part of their short and longer-term planning for and implementatio
This document builds upon the previous Regional Guidance published on 17 April 2020, which provided high-level guidance to countries for continuing good quality and equitable sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) services during the COVID19 pandemic.
This document has been prepared to provide generic operational guidance to countries in the regions for preparing a continuity plan for maintaining good quality and equitable sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) services during the COVID-19
Almost 90% of the world’s countries have shut their schools in efforts to slow the transmission of COVID-19. Alongside school closures, governments are also imposing social distancing measures and restricting the movement of people, goods and services, leading to stalled economies.