COVID-19 Policy Response Resources
A collection of policy reports and resources to help education systems respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
Coronavirus School Closures: What Do They Mean for Student Equity and Inclusion?
by OECD, April 16, 2020
A Framework to Guide an Education Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020
by Fernando M. Reimers and Andreas Schleicher; OECD, March 2020
The COVID-19 Pandemic: Shocks to Education and Policy Responses.
by World Bank, 2020
How Can Teachers and School Systems Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic? Some Lessons from TALIS
by Andreas Schleicher; OECD, March 23, 2020
Leading in a Culture of Fear
by Jordan Tinney (GCEN member); August 11, 2020
Prisoners of Time: 1994 Report of the National Education Commission on Time and Learning
by Education Commission of the States Education Reform Reprint Series; Reprinted October 2005
Reopening Schools: Facts & Insights from Synthesizing Country Experiences
by Insights for Education; May 23, 2020
Reopening Schools in the Context of COVID-19: Health and Safety Guidelines From Other Countries
by Hanna Melnick, Linda Darling-Hammond, Melanie Leung, Cathy Yun, Abby Schachner, Sara Plasencia, Naomi Ondrasek; Learning Policy Institute, May 15, 2020
Schools are Opening Worldwide, Providing a Model for the U.S.
by Stephen Merrill; Edutopia, May 8, 2020
Blended Learning Resources
The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning
by Charles Hodges, Stephanie Moore, Barb Lockee, Torrey Trust and Aaron Bond; EduCause Review, March 27, 2020
Handbook on Facilitating Flexible Learning During Educational Disruption: The Chinese Experience in Maintaining Undisrupted Learning in COVID-19 Outbreak
by Huang, R.H., Liu, D.J., Tlili, A., Yang, J.F., Wang, H.H., et al.; Smart Learning Institute of Beijing Normal University, March 2020
What is Place-Based Education and Why Does it Matter?
by Getting Smart
Social Emotional Learning
CASEL Cares: SEL Resources During COVID-19
Resources gathered by CASEL
Vocational Education and Training/Career and Technical Education
Videos: Leadership During COVID
These short videos feature interviews with principals from Surrey Schools in British Columbia, Canada, discussing education challenges faced early in the pandemic, lessons learned, and how they are applying those lessons to re-opening.
Leadership in the Time of COVID: A Conversation with Principals Part 1
This video examines the challenges of the pandemic and the strategies being employed. Watch on Vimeo.
Leadership in the Time of COVID: A Conversation with Principals Part 2
In this video, principals from Surrey Schools in British Columbia, Canada, discuss caring for emotional needs and well-being while using technology to leverage learning. Watch on Vimeo.