Covid-19 Advice for Parents and Carers

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This is a time of uncertainty and a lot of children and young people will be feeling anxious and worried about what is going on. This is a normal response to the situation and below we offer some advice about what adults can do to help and support children and young people. There is a lot of information becoming available – this is great but may also be confusing, so we have pulled together some advice and some of our favourite links in to one place. We hope this will be helpful. Given that the situation is changing rapidly at the moment we will make updates from time to time which you will be able to find here:

Download the following info-sheet for more tips and ideas of how to cope during this difficult time:  Supporting Children and Young Adults with Worries About Covid-19.


New Covid-19 Directives as at 11.03.2020

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As has been announced by the Government and the Health Authorities, learners and educators who during the past 14 days have travelled to the indicated countries affected by COVID-19, including Italy (all regions, including Sicily), they need to with immediate effect, self-quarantine at home for 14 days from the day of their return to Malta. Parents/Legal Custodians are reminded that in case that their children show symptoms of fever, cough or sore throat, they should not send their children to school.

Kindly refer to the circulars below as issued by the office of Ms. Maria Mc Namara, Director General, Directorate of the Educational Services.

Circular for PARENTS/GUARDIANS – English

Ċirkolari għall-ĠENITURI/GWARDJANI – Malti

Circular for EDUCATORS AND SCHOOLS – English

Ċirkolari għall-EDUKATURI U SKEJJEL – Malti