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COVID-19 Response Toolkit School Management Toolkit

PATHWAYS TO REOPENING (P2R)

Pathways to Reopening (English) 

Pathways to Reopening (Spanish / Colombia)

Pathways to Reopening (Kinyarwanda)

 Pathways to Reopening (Kiswahili)

Pathways to Reopening (Bahasa) 

Pathways to Reopening   (Urdu)

 

PATHWAYS TO REOPENING - PODCASTS 

A series of podcasts are being recorded by Opportunity's Education Specialist teams to discuss the five (5) areas covered in the Pathways to Reopening Guide. These podcasts are part of our School Leadership Professional Development (SLPD) training model currently being offered virtually while large group meetings are restricted due to COVID-19.  Raw audio files can be accessed and downloaded from Google Drive here.  

Select from the below topics to listen to a podcast recorded by our local teams.

PATHWAYS TO REOPENING  Ghana  Kenya  Rwanda  Tanzania  Uganda 
Business & Financial Management         
Clean & Safe Environment Conducive for Learning        
Teaching & Learning          
Staff Engagement              
Parent Engagement                   

 

PATHWAYS TO REOPENING Multi-Country Support Resources
Completing your School Reopening Checklist See P2R Guide for relevant region/language 
Harder to Reach Parents      See Engaging & Supporting Parents Module
Government School Reopening Procedure - Rwanda Case Study   Case Studies

PATHWAYS TO REOPENING - DEEP DIVE GUIDANCE 

Keeping the Learning Environment Safe

 


The following toolkit materials cover a range of topics and are intended to be shared with school leaders as guidance and support as they work to manage their schools, support staff and engage parents and learners. 

REMOTE LEARNING

Engaging Learners at Home

 

Engaging Learners at Home via SMS

 

 Engaging Learners at Home via WhatsApp

Engaging Learners & Parents at Home with Facebook Lite 

Engaging Learners Remotely - Weekly Timetable Example (English)

 

Engaging Learners Remotely - Weekly Timetable Example (Spanish)

 

Teaching & Learning Resources

   


ENGAGING & SUPPORTING PARENTS

Parent Advice: Supporting Children

Parent Advice: Teaching at Home

Activities for Youngest Learners

Hard to Reach Parents #1

Hard to Reach Parents #2

Case Study - Parent Engagement


TEACHER RETENTION TIPS

Staff Retention Strategies (English) 

Staff Retention Strategies (Spanish)


COUNSELING SUPPORT

Counseling Support: Think Positive to Stay Positive

 

Supporting Parents: Coping with Stress

 

Sign a child may be stressed

Stay Physically Active

Ways for Families to Manage Lockdown

 

 Supporting School Leaders: Coping with Stress

 


FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN A SCHOOL

School Cash Burn Rate (English) 

 

School Cash Burn Rate (Spanish) 

 

Excel - School Cash Burn Rate Calculator (English)

Excel - School Cash Burn Rate Calculator (Spanish) 

 

Evaluating School Costs (English)

Evaluating School Costs (Spanish)

 
 

Reducing School Costs (English)

 

 Reducing School Costs (Spanish)

Boosting Revenue

 


BUSINESS PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC

 

COVID-19 RESOURCE LOG

 COVID-19 Resource Log

 

 

 

EDUFINANCE TEACHER TRAINING DEMO

Opportunity EduFinance has created digital teacher training courses accessible offline through the Chalkboard Education Learning Management System (LMS). These courses can support schools to onboard new teachers, as they may need to recruit and rebuild their workforce in preparation for schools to reopen.   

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