COVID-19: guidance for educational settings

Guidance for schools and other educational settings in providing advice about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.


COVID-19: guidance for education settings poster

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This guidance will assist schools and other educational settings in providing advice for pupils, students, staff and parents or carers regarding:

  • the novel coronavirus, COVID-19
  • how to help prevent spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19
  • what to do if someone confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19 has been in a school or other educational setting
Published 17 February 2020
Last updated 26 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added poster.

  2. Added guidance poster.

  3. Removed 'COVID-19: travel guidance for the education sector' - this information is now available on a separate webpage.

  4. Added poster.

  5. Updated guidance.

  6. Added 'COVID-19: travel guidance for the education sector'.

  7. Added landscape version of the poster.

  8. Added the revised poster.

  9. Updated with information about specified countries and areas.

  10. Added poster document.

  11. First published.