NECT News

Stigma and Fear about COVID-19
Karel
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Sep 23, 2020

Novel diseases such as COVID-19, are met fear which drives stigma about the disease. By virtue of being unknown, coupled with worldwide hysteria and panic, COVID-19 has instilled fear and misunderstanding among communities.

How to identify when someone needs help – psychosocial support
Karel
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Sep 23, 2020

The role of education, in addition to its core mandate to ensure a South Africa in which all our child will have access to lifelong learning, education and training opportunities, is already expanded to include the delivery of non-core services, such as nutrition, safety and protection, socialization and psychosocial support.

Care and Support assist alleviate Covid-19 learner Distress
Karel
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Sep 23, 2020

COVID-19 casts a light on the burden of untreated trauma and socio-economic distress that South Africa has carried for many generations. The pandemic has exacerbated an already fragile psychosocial, health and economic situation, impacting the fabric of life and disrupting the daily routines that underpin the relations between families, friends and the wider community.

Supporting learning – at home, or at school, support for teachers
Karel
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Sep 23, 2020

During the unprecedented highs and lows of the 2020 academic year due to COVID-19, the normality for children to attend school to home based learning has changed our basic academic landscape. Suddenly the parents and caregivers had to help wherever possible the keep the children on their academic track.

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