Nigerian Education Sector COVID-19 Contingency Plan

Federal Government Releases Contingency Plans for the Nigerian Educational Sector towards the Fight Against the Deadly Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic | Information Notes, Contingency Plans, Learning Resources.


A. Overall Objective for intervention related to Education concern:

• To ensure the school community (learners, teaching and non-teaching staff) are protected from infection and transmission of Covid-19

B Specific objectives related to Education; To

• Ensure the continuation of formal and non-formal education in the event of an outbreak of Covid-19.
• Provide uninterrupted education in the event of an outbreak of Covid-19.
• provide safe Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities to support prevention and transmission of Covid-19.
• Train and sensitize the school community on preventive measures against Covid-19 outbreak.
• provide psychosocial support for members of the school community.
• coordinate Education Sector response.

C Protection mainstreaming Principles for Education

• All activities should be done with consideration for principles of dignity, safety and with the informed consent of all affected populations.
• Effort should be made to ensure that schooling is uninterrupted through the practice of safe health measures/practices except as may be directed by government.

EDUCATION Sector Covid-19 Contingency Planning Worksheet