Countries across the globe are gradually reopening or planning for the reopening of schools and other education institutions, after several months of closure, as part of wider efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In order to be resilient to health emergencies and pandemics, crisis and risk management need to be institutionalized in education systems by having a crisis and risk management policy, a dedicated team of education staff that is tasked with developing and implementing such policies, and strong c
The following inventory aims to provide a repository of UN agencies core work in the area of school nutrition. A more comprehensive catalogue of tools and resources can be found in the school nutrition library. This inventory was developed in 2020 and is intended as a first edition.
This white paper on the current state, principles of effectiveness and challenges of school-based food and nutrition education for low- and middle-income countries, with recommendations for action, is the first of its kind.
This Guide has the following aims: provide practical information and guidance for developing or revising national legal frameworks related to school food and nutrition; identify legal elements and areas that are relevant to school food and nutrition; identify international law and standards appli
The nutritional status of school children impacts on their health status, quality of life and learning achievement.
This checklist provides a non-exhaustive list of suggested actions for Government and UNICEF to consider as part of their short and longer term planning for and implementation of school reopening that will support healthy diets and good nutrition in children.
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.
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.