How closing of preschools due to COVID-19 crisis is affecting children’s socio-emotional skills

POSTED: May 23, 2020Category: ArticlesBY: AISA Admin

COVID-19 has been perceived worldwide as a significant threat to health and a risk to the global economy, affecting people’s lives, everyday behaviour, and often triggering intense fear. It has led to the closure of schools in every country across the world, putting approximately 1.5 billion children and youth out of schools.

Children are not indifferent to the tremendous impact of the pandemic. They experience fears, uncertainties, and physical and social isolation, and may fail to see the school for an extended period. Government entities worldwide have taken considerate actions to roll out remote learning through various channels to reach children at home, and make smart investments to support children’s education in new innovative ways.

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