Learning from Home: How kids in the United States are keeping their education going
Luka is eight years old and in the second grade. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, his school has had to close, to help protect him and his community. However his parents are ensuring he continues his schooling, even from home.
Together at Home: Connecting Globally
Our president and CEO, David Morley, shares his thoughts on being part of a global change for good while many UNICEF staff members are currently being asked to work from home as part of ongoing COVID-19 precautions.
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.
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.