Education in Global Health Emergencies: COVID-19

Protecting children and teachers to ensure safe schools and learning spaces is a priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Key resources and additional information on support from the Global Education Cluster available to country coordination teams and partners are outlined below. 

1. Key Resources 

Global Education Cluster

Joint Guidance by WHO, UNICEF and IFRC

Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 

2. Global Education Cluster Needs Overview Dashboard


Please contact the Global Education Cluster Helpdesk ( for any further clarification or to share any relevant resources developed by your country. 

4. External Dashboards

  • UNESCO: COVID-19 Educational Disruption and Response (dashboard)
  • World Food Programme: Global Monitoring of School Meals During COVID-19 School Closures (dashboard)


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