COVID-19 Sensitisation Videos: Guidelines for Reopening and Continuity of Services for Childcare Operators

Opening Remarks – Sensitisation on the Guidelines for Reopening & Continuity of Childcare Service

The Minister for Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD), Mrs Jeanne Simeon delivering her opening remarks at the sensitisation session. It sets the scene for the four remaining videos where you can learn about the guidelines that have been developed in line with the three guiding principles – Heightened Vigilance, Hygiene and Social Distancing.

The videos were filmed during the sensitisation session held on May 5, 2020, in preparation for the reopening of childcare services on May 11, 2020, in the Seychelles Islands as they adjust to the ‘new normal’.

The Guidelines have been developed by the Task Force Sub-Committee for the Childcare Sector, which includes members from the Institution of Early Childhood Development, MEHRD and Department of Health.

Download the Guidelines for the Reopening and Continuity of Services for the childcare sector at https://bit.ly/2ZouQbU

What is COVID-19?

In this second of five COVID-19-related videos, Ms Marie-Helene Niole from the Department of Health provides key information about the COVID-19 pandemic.

This video was filmed during the sensitisation session held on May 5, 2020, by the Institute of Early Childhood Development (IECD), the Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development (MEHRD) and Department to help prepare for the reopening of childcare services and to support their continued operations in times of COVID-19. The session aimed to sensitise childcare operators on the preventive measures against the virus as recommended in the Guidelines for the Reopening and Continuity of Services for Childcare Operators.

The guidelines can be download on the IECD COVID-19 Resource page at https://bit.ly/2ZouQbU

COVID- 19 Guidelines: Best Hygiene Practices in Childcare Services

In this third of five COVID-19-related videos, Mrs Sherley Marcel from the Public Health Authority offers guidance on the hygiene practices that childcare operators must follow to prevent the spread of the virus.

This video was filmed during the sensitisation session held on May 5, 2020, by the Institute of Early Childhood Development (IECD), the Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development (MEHRD) and Department to help prepare for the reopening of childcare services and to support their continued operations in times of COVID-19. The session aimed to sensitise childcare operators on the preventive measures against the virus as recommended in the Guidelines for the Reopening and Continuity of Services for Childcare Operators.

The guidelines can be download on the IECD COVID-19 Resource page at https://bit.ly/2ZouQbU

COVID- 19 Guidelines: Physical and Social Distancing in Childcare Services

In this fourth of five COVID-19-related videos, Mrs Julina Madeleine offers guidance on how to maintain physical and social distancing in childcare services.

This video was filmed during the sensitisation session held on May 5, 2020, by the Institute of Early Childhood Development (IECD), the Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development (MEHRD) and Department to help prepare for the reopening of childcare services and to support their continued operations in times of COVID-19. The session aimed to sensitise childcare operators on the preventive measures against the virus as recommended in the Guidelines for the Reopening and Continuity of Services for Childcare Operators.

The guidelines can be download on the IECD COVID-19 Resource page at https://bit.ly/2ZouQbU

COVID- 19 Guidelines: Staying Vigilant for Identification of Potential Cases

In this last of five COVID-19-related videos, Mrs Juliette Henderson from the Department of Health offers guidance on how to remain vigilant when it comes to identifying signs and symptoms of the virus in childcare services. She also provides the steps on how to respond to a potential case in any childcare facilities.

This video was filmed during the sensitisation session held on May 5, 2020, by the Institute of Early Childhood Development (IECD), the Ministry of Education & Human Resource Development (MEHRD) and Department to help prepare for the reopening of childcare services and to support their continued operations in times of COVID-19. The session aimed to sensitise childcare operators on the preventive measures against the virus as recommended in the Guidelines for the Reopening and Continuity of Services for Childcare Operators.

The guidelines can be download on the IECD COVID-19 Resource page at https://bit.ly/2ZouQbU

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