In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are sending their employees home to work, schools across a number of countries, including the UK are closing their doors. That’s nearly 9.4 million school aged children across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. While the government has made provisions for those children of key workers the vast majority of parents with the flexibility to work at home will have a challenging time ahead. Globally the figure is closer to 290 million students; and some countries and some parents won’t have any flexibility about working from home. If, however you are lucky to be able to continue working, albeit remotely, we’d like to share our knowledge.
With a little research we have located some helpful hints and tips for parents working at home with children during emergencies.