Both compulsory and non-compulsory schools in Switzerland should not be immediately closed because of the continued COVID pandemic, say the Government’s scientific advisors and education experts.Read more
Schools play a critical role for children – not only in providing education, social and emotional development, but also in offering critical support – especially for the most vulnerable of students.Read more
|Comment|author: Pursuit at University of Melbourne
Schoolchildren in low-and lower-middle-income countries have already lost nearly four months of education since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, compared to six weeks of loss in high-income countries, according to a new report. Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to more people using UK food banks for the first time, with families with children being the hardest hit, says a new report.
And the problem is set to get worse...Read more
National governments must give municipalities the financial and technical support needed to help protect vulnerable children living in cities worldwide from the far-reaching effects of COVID-19.Read more
India’s government has been told it must learn from this pandemic and create a robust, equitable and sustainable infrastructure for the urban poor – and especially its disease-prone children.
Unhygienic conditions and malnourishment presents a serious...Read more
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the life of every child in the country. It is not only an unprecedented public health emergency, but also a challenge our society and our economy have not seen in...Read more
The coronavirus lockdown is inspiring educators to come up with new ways to keep children’s minds fit and active – none more so than city librarians in the Estonian capital, Tallinn.
While public libraries were among...Read more
Child professionals working in the health sector may be interested in new coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO).
The WHO has made available links to various publications regarding the rights, roles and responsibilities...Read more
It has been widely reported that children are less likely to get severely ill and die from the new coronavirus, according to an article in the New Scientist journal.
It points to a study of nearly 45,000 people people...Read more