Who Should Take This Course?
This mini-course has been designed specifically to support leaders in schools and early care and education programs. The mini-course can also assist local and national education authorities to plan for the broader reopening of schools and programs.
All are welcome to engage in this course, but it may be particularly helpful for education leaders—school leaders, early childhood program directors, NGO leaders, head teachers, and others who serve in other key roles to keep children safe and healthy, schools clean, and environments suitable for learning.
The goal of this mini-course is to provide guidance to primary school and early care and education program leaders on reopening safe and nurturing education environments after a crisis.
This course is a free online, self-paced course. You can register and begin this course at any time. There are no learning prerequisites required in order to complete this course. On average, this course takes between 3-5 hours to complete and can be completed over multiple sessions. There is no login for the course. Once you register, you can begin the course right away.
A brief survey must be completed at the end of the course. Certificates of completion are available by request.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe the importance of personal well-being to support your effectiveness as a leader during times of crisis.
- Demonstrate how to support children, teachers, and staff as they re-integrate into a welcoming school environment after a stressful and emotional closure.
- Describe how to communicate with parents to prepare them and their children for the reopening of their school or program.
- Identify important policies and procedures that will need consideration prior to school reopening in order to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all.
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