Response to COVID-19


ARC education project rapid response report

This rapid report aims to provide hope amid the chaos in bringing together data on programs geared to issues of school meals, wellbeing and mental health, viable learning formats, and access to necessary tools and materials to continue learning through the coming days and weeks. The Rapid Response reflects events until March 23, 2020.

ARC's Values-Driven Strategies for COVID-19

This is a values-driven response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its educational implications, to help you think and strategize about what to do next, whether you work in a school, or in a national Ministry.

ARC Report on School Reopening Plans (A Global Snapshot)

ARC Members: Iceland, Ireland, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, Finland, , Scotland, Uruguay, Wales

A Global Snapshot: Australia, California, Chile, Denmark, Hong Kong, Massachusette, New York, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea, UK, Vermont

A Gentle Return to School: Go Slow to Go Fast

Considerations for re-opening Ontario schools

ARC papers

Leading during a Pandemic

ARC Secretariat member and former CEO of England’s National College for School Leadership, Steve Munby reminds leaders that there is no blueprint for how to lead in a pandemic. However, it is the time for Servant Leadership and the question leaders should be asking is: What kind of leadership is wanted of me?  In this article, Steve outlines 3 important considerations relevant to all imperfect leaders.

Five Things Not To Do When Schools Re-open

This post is part of Albert Shanker Institute series entitled Teaching and Learning During a Pandemic, in which Albert Shanker Institute invites guest authors to reflect on the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic for teaching and learning. This post is written by Pasi Sahlberg, Professor of Education Policy at the Gonski Institute at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

ARC's response to COVID-19

With just over half of the world’s students out of school due to the COVID-19 pandemic (Education International, 2020), it is time to collaborate more than ever.  Working together we can express our needs, identify what is working, and apply what is proving successful for our counterparts now to address the needs of students particularly those with existing equity issues.

Uruguay Educational Response to COVID 19

Plan Ceibal’s contingency plan in Uruguay during the Covid 19 pandemic.

System Highlights

System Highlights from Thoughtmeet April 16, 2020

School Closure Trackers

COVID-19 Global education policy responses

Planning for Scool Reopening

Education Responses to COVID19

Canada systems' response to COVID-19

Education week for the US

Education International for the Global School Closures

The OECD: Key Country Policy Responses to COVID-19

Member system responses to COVID-19

The education technology students will need — and won’t — after coronavirus

Education responses to COVID19: an implementation strategy toolkit

Andy Hargreaves's advice for teachers during Pandemic


Welsh minister: 5 key principles for reopening schools

implementing education policy framework and COVID-19 resources for crisis policymaking

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Policy Brief:
Education during COVID-19 and beyond

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Children and Schools During COVID-19 and Beyond:
Engagement and Connection Through Opportunity

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