This document is a supplement to the Framework for reopening schools, which provides practical, high-level guidance on how to reopen. As more countries move in that direction, lessons are beginning to emerge on what is working.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives. As schools are closing and lockdowns are imposed, many children and young people are spending increased time at home. Much of that time might be spent online, often for longer than usual.
UNFPA’s approach to upholding the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of adolescents and youth is encapsulated in its global strategy My Body, My Life, My World. At the start of 2020, the world was confronted by a pandemic in the form of COVID-19.
Given the unprecedented nature of the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, social and policy dialogue involving governments and employers’ and workers’ representative organisations is more important than ever.
To help address the impacts of COVID-19 on young people’s health, including on their sexual and reproductive health and rights, there are two briefs under the umbrella of “My body”.
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
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.