COVID-19: Tips for Teachers on Talking to Students
Tips for having age appropriate discussions to reassure children and help them keep themselves and their families safe.
Supporting Your Kids Through the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Guide for Parents
Dr. Lisa Damour – psychologist, New York Times columnist and mom of two – provides advice for parents on how to help your children deal with the many emotions they may be experiencing as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19)
6 strategies for teens facing a new (temporary) normal.
Coronavirus/COVID-19: What Do Parents Need To Know?
In late 2019, an outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus (also known as novel coronavirus or COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan, China. Since then cases have been reported in a number of other countries including Canada and the United States. Here's everything parents and families need to know about novel coronavirus, how you can look after yourself and your children, and what UNICEF is doing to help.
A Day in the Life: Online Schooling in Beijing
Xiaoyu is an eleventh grader who lives in Beijing, China. Since the beginning of the spring semester, in February 2020, she is one of the millions of primary and secondary students in China relying on online or televised learning to continue her education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Washing Your Hands (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Washing your hands can protect you and your loved ones against the spread of disease such as coronavirus.
Education In Syria: A Life-Long Calling
One principal’s quest to support children’s education despite ongoing conflict.
Transforming Gender Roles with Toilets
A programme to end open defecation in Jharkhand ends up transforming gender roles, with female toilet builders tackling gender gaps and taking on menstrual hygiene management.
Dreaming About Peace: A New Future for a Former Child Soldier
James (name changed) was abducted by an armed group in South Sudan, to serve as a soldier, and eventually was left for dead by the same group. Reunited with his family by UNICEF, he is facing life with confidence and a dream for the future.
Empowering Girls through Science and Technology
Girls education is an important topic for many countries around the world. Low participation and lack of opportunities in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is often cited as one of main barriers to a fulfilling education for girls. Faced with this situation, UNICEF Bolivia has started several new programmes throughout 2019 to reduce the gender gap in these areas, ensuring that girls and young people can develop the skills they need for the world of tomorrow.