Tips for remote primary teaching
A teacher in Italy who has been teaching primary pupils remotely for seven weeks explains what she has learned.
Is pupil feedback useful at the moment?
Giving pupils remote feedback at this time risks widening the gap between the most and least able, argues Ian Taylor.
The lockdown, children in care and family contact
The ‘lockdown’ is impacting on children’s connections with family. An open letter from Parents Advocacy and Rights
Outdoor Play at Emergency Childcare Settings – Guidance on COVID-19
Care Inspectorate guidance acknowledges that spending time outside, engaged in active play, is good for the mental and physical health, while also following the advice given.
Coronavirus is the cause of anxiety and concern
CAMHS resources to support children, young people and families
Supporting young people’s mental health
Advice from the Anna Freud Centre on support during periods of disruption.
Sex, alcohol and Covid-19
Unintended pregnancy is a concern, but the risks of an unwelcome outcome are elevated by the well-kent combination of alcohol and sex.
Coronavirus a book for children
By the Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler from Nosy Crow books, free to download.
Enquire information on Coronavirus
Enquire is the national advice service for Additional Support Needs and learning.
My learning and support during coronavirus
Reach provides information for young people with additional support needs, find out more here on Covid-19.
Covid19, children’s care and protection
One stop shop for information from CELCIS – on residential care, kinship care, adoption and foster care. With content for care-experienced young people, social workers and teachers too.
Child contact and Coronavirus
It is understandable that there may be anxiety about child contact arrangements and what this might mean for children. Information from Scottish Women’s Rights Centre.
COVID-19 plain language info
A booklet by and for people with disabilities.
Coronavirus Social Story
Free social story by Little Puddins Autism Educators
Supporting and reassuring children around the world
Best coronavirus resources for parents
Parenting Across Scotland have considered what families might need just now and put together the best information and resources – from play to mental health to benefits and more. To be kept up to date, with more added as they become available.