Information and advice for students, whānau, and the education sector.
All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1
More information: Government COVID-19 website(external link)
Schools, services and tertiary providers, as well as parents and whānau can find more detailed information at:
He Pānui | Bulletins
- He Pānui Kōhungahunga | The Early Learning Bulletin
- The Ministry Bulletin for School Leaders | He Pitopito Kōrero
- COVID-19 bulletins for tertiary education providers and students
- Kia Manawaroa
Ministry of Education COVID-19 information
- Advice for early learning services
- Advice for schools/kura
- Advice for tertiary providers/whare wānanga
- Advice for tertiary students
- Advice for parents and whānau(external link)
- Workforce Wellbeing Package
- Face coverings guidance
- Additional funding for immediate costs due to COVID-19
- Advice for schools with international students
- COVID-19 and wellbeing
- Early Learning Sustainability Fund
- COVID-19 Urgent Response Fund
- Targeted support for at-risk learners
- Video conferencing options and guidance for early learning services, schools and kura
- Key contacts
- Guidance – all in one place
- Contact tracing in schools, kura and early learning centres
- Distance learning
- Further information
We have summarised the existing health and safety requirements for each Alert Level into the relevant documents below:
As new information comes to hand, the information in this summary guidance might change. If this occurs, we will quickly advise you, update the summary guide for levels 1–4 and disseminate.
Our regional teams continue to be available to support you if you have any questions or concerns.
Under the COVID-19 Public Health Order, all schools, kura and early learning services are now required to display a QR code poster for the NZ COVID Tracer App in a prominent place at or near the main entrances.
The NZ COVID Tracer app remains the best way to enable fast and safe contact tracing.
During a COVID-19 resurgence, tamariki may need to learn from home (or wherever they’re based). To support this, we have resources and guidance available on our Learning from Home website.
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