The Ministry of Education have developed specific guidance for parents to assist them when talking to their children about coronavirus.
You will appreciate the importance of giving children factual, age-appropriate information about COVID-19 so that they can feel informed and in control. The guidance will support parents to have those conversations – Talking to children about coronavirus
You may also have seen two very useful videos you could share with your parent community to help both parents and children better understand the virus:
We recommend regularly checking the Ministry of Education website, as it updates information and advice for the education sector and the Ministry of Health website for ongoing advice regarding COVID-19 and its progression within New Zealand.