COVID 19: Tips to keep your children engaged at home
Online resources, television, radio and more
With the closure of schools by the Minister of Education to facilitate sanitization exercises parents and guardian may be wondering how to keep their children occupied, productive and engaged. A routine will keep you and your children feeling as normal as possible. Whether its breakfast time, study hours, outdoor yard activities, homework or bedtime, keeping routines help children to cope well during this time and lower their levels of anxiety.
The Ministry of Education has put measures in place to ensure students can continue learning while at home. Persons can visit the Ministry of Education’s website at education.gov.gy to access NGSA Practice Test Papers in the four core areas.
You can also tune in to Guyana Learning Channel (Channel 42/Cable 29) to access the following programmes:
Nursery-level programme which runs from 06:00hrs – 09:00hr.
Primary-level programmes from 09:00hrs – 12:00hrs.
Documentaries from 12:00hrs to 13:00hrs and.
Secondary-level programmes from 13:00hrs – 15:00hrs.
Parents and children can also to listen to the radio broadcasts of the Interactive Radio Instruction for Grades 1 – 3 dailies. The timings are:
Grade 1- 09:30h – 10:00h.
Grade 2-10:30h – 11:00h.
Grade 3- 13:00h – 13:30h.
These are also aired on the following Radio Stations: Radio Mahdia, Bartica, Essequibo, Mabaruma, Lethem and Radio Paiwomak. Parents and children can also continue to listen to broadcasts to schools for Grade 3-6 at 13:00hrs daily on NCN Radio.