COVID-19 disruptions have had a distinct, devastating and potentially enduring impact on our youngest school-aged learners, especially those who were already behind in early language, literacy and numeracy understandings. The pandemic has also taken a...Read more
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
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a head-on challenge to even the most solid health systems in the world. In South Africa its onset collided with the already existing quadruple burden of disease.Read more
Children aged 12 and over should wear face masks, in line with recommended practice for adults in their country or area, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
While little is known about how children transmit...Read more