This report is based on a rapid survey of recently published materials, guidance documents and media commentary.
As part of the coordinated global education response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO, UNICEF and the World Bank have conducted a Survey on National Education Responses to COVID-19 School Closures.
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
According to WHO 2012 estimates, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) was responsible for 842 000 annual deaths from diarrhoea and 15% of the Global Burden of Disease in Disability- Adjusted Life Years (DALYs).
Healthy and well-nourished schoolchildren learn better. Healthy children also have better chances to thrive and fulfil their potential as adults.
In this strategy (2020-2030) WFP lays out its vision of working with governments and partners to jointly ensure that all primary schoolchildren have access to good quality meals in school, accompanied by a broader integrated package of health and nutrition services.
This case study of two government secondary schools presents evidence on the factors that support implementation of the 1997 Government of the Republic of Zambia Re-entry Policy.
“Norms and Requirements for WASH in Schools, Dormitories and Kindergartens” was approved in June 2015 by three Ministries (MoECS, MoHS and MoF) as a result of series of advocacy activities by UNICEF in cooperation with partners.
This is the first national guidance document on school feeding. It is intended to guide practitioners in the planning, implementation and management of the National School Feeding Programme (NSFP).
The Policy will embrace the goals, and programmes of the relevant stakeholders charged with ensuring that the children of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique embrace a healthy lifestyle that will empower them to develop values, attitude, life skills and behaviour that will contribute to susta