Covid-19: Education & Community Support

Useful information, resources and ideas for schools, colleges, community groups and charities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Last updated: April 1st, 2020

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Education

Careers support through coronavirus – resources for students and parents/carers

>> from SUCCESS AT SCHOOL


Amazing Apprenticeships Live Broadcasts

>> from AMAZING APPRENTICESHIPS


Eton College has made its online self-study courses free to secondary schools. 

>> from ETONX


Coronavirus Tech Handbook: a crowd-sourced set of tech, tools and data relating to the coronavirus pandemic

>> from NEWSPEAK HOUSE


Collection of resources to support with the transition to effective remote working and educating with Zoom

>> from ZOOM


STEM@Home resource site launched by Canterbury Christchurch University & STEM Learning

>> from THE STEM HUB


Statement on vocational and technical qualifications in 2020

>> from OFQUAL


Coronavirus: what you need to know about early years and nursery settings

>>from the EARLY YEARS ALLIANCE


Letter from Gillian Keegan, Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills regarding COVID-19

>> from THE DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION


Advice and guidance about disruption to apprenticeships

>> from THE INSTITUTE OF APPRENTICESHIPS & TECHNICAL EDUCATION


COVID-19’s staggering impact on global education

>> from WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM


Schools are being offered six months free access to digital issues of The Biologist and a range of other educational titles during the coronavirus outbreak.

>> from EXACT EDITIONS


School closures, education and childcare

>> from UK GOVERNMENT


Coronavirus: updates on exams and assessment

>> from AQA


Virtual reading group on the future of education

>> from THE CENTRE FOR EDUCATION & YOUTH


Well-being masterclass to help apprentices and their managers manage stress/anxiety

>> from AMAZING APPRENTICESHIPS

 

Well-being

Live study for parents/carers of primary aged children – COVID-19: Relationships, Emotional Wellbeing, and Family Adjustment

>> from THE UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX


Coronavirus and your well-being: a toolkit

Practical advice for staying at home

Taking care of your mental health and wellbeing

Support for work, benefits and housing

Checklist for staying at home

>> from MIND


Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)

>> from PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND


Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

>> from THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION


Mental Health & Wellbeing on Covid19 in Education: panel (video)

>> from ADELE BATES EDUCATION


Coronavirus: temporary changes to the Mental Health Act

>> from RETHINK MENTAL ILLNESS


Free online weekly meditation

>> from RIFA THORPE-TRACEY


Join a choir. From your couch


Raising teens in lockdown

Funding

£50m National Lottery Heritage Emergency Fund

>> from HERITAGE FUND


Grants up to £25k for vocational training providers to support in the move to digital learning 

>> from UFI CHARITABLE TRUST


Up-to-date list of LOCAL community funds to support with impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

>> from GRANTS ONLINE


CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund – up to £10k for small charities

>> from CHARITIES AID FOUNDATION


Sport England: Community Emergency Fund (£20 million fund)


‘We Stand With The Sector’: A network of London’s biggest trusts and foundations have released a joint statement about support for the community and voluntary sector

>> from LONDON FUNDERS


Funding to tackle COVID-19 and its impact

>> from UK FUNDRAISING


National Lottery Community Fund frees up £300m to help charities with Covid-19 crisis

>> from CIVIL SOCIETY NEWS


Government funding of up to £25,000 for innovators who can support the elderly, vulnerable and self-isolating during COVID-19

Latest Covid-19 advice and guidance on National Lottery funded community projects

>> from NATIONAL LOTTERY COMMUNITY FUND

FAQs

Latest statements

Looking ahead


See our page on Creative & Cultural Industries for arts-specific funding updates


Community

Coronavirus Tech Handbook: a crowd-sourced set of tech, tools and data relating to the coronavirus pandemic

>> from NEWSPEAK HOUSE


Safeguarding Factsheet: Community volunteers during COVID-19 outbreak

>> from UK DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE


‘Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS call for volunteer army

>> from NHS ENGLAND


A HUGE database of searchable education and entertainment resources for families at home

>> from DAD LA SOUL


A database of all the 3083 Covid-19 community Mutual Aid groups in the UK

>> Collaborative Google Doc


How we respond at scale to build bridges for the future

>> from THE RSA


Top tips for setting up a community support group

>> from COMMUNITY WORKS


The Third Sector Covid-19 Information Hub

>> from THE SCOTTISH COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS


Corona kindness stories

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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