This blog was previously published on UNICEF's website.
Since the first positive case of COVID-19 was identified in March 2020 in Timor-Leste, there were several instances when schools closed, disrupting learning for thousands of children across the country. The intermittent school closures meant children had to stay at home and depend on remote learning. This placed more responsibility for children’s learning on parents.
And while all parents want the best for their children, many were unsure of what to do to help their children continue learning.