Child Development and COVID-19

This section includes resources for promoting nurturing care and positive development for children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources include those that offer guidance for parents and caregivers who are caring for children during lockdowns and quarantines who do not have access to schools and other services.

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Ipsos MORI, The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,

This report sets out the findings from the most comprehensive study of attitudes towards bringing up children from conception to 5 years ever undertaken in the United Kingdom.

World Vision,

This consultation explores children and young people’s views and experiences related to COVID-19 and its secondary impacts.

World Vision,

This report explores children and young people’s views and experiences related to COVID-19 and its indirect impacts. Firstly, it looks at children and young people’s perceptions of how COVID-19 has had an impact on their lives and countries.

Eurochild,

This report reflects on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on children. It compiles information gathered from 25 countries across Europe, and provides recommendations for improving public policies in the short and long-term to support better outcomes for children and families, including children in alternative care or at risk of separation.

Winnie W. Y. Tso, et al - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry,

The authors of this study conducted a large-scale cross-sectional population study of Hong Kong families with children aged 2–12 years. Parents completed an online survey on family demographics, child psychosocial wellbeing, functioning and lifestyle habits, parent–child interactions, and parental stress during school closures due to COVID-19.

Maria Cusinato, Sara Iannattone, Andrea Spoto, Mikael Poli, Carlo Moretti, Michela Gatta, and Marina Miscioscia - International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,

In this study, the authors aimed to analyze the potential risk and protective factors for parents’ and children’s well-being during a potentially traumatic event such as the COVID-19 quarantine.

World Vision,

This publication presents the voices of nearly 200 children and young people from across the Southern Africa region who shared their experiences on how COVID-19 continues to have an impact on their lives.

Center for the Study of Social Policy,

This brief discusses how the infrastructure and partnerships EC-LINC communities have developed over years of building their early childhood systems have allowed them to address the needs confronting families with young children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Center for the Study of Social Policy,

This brief summarizes the response and value of the Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration for Everyone (DULCE) approach during the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the essential elements of the model that support its strength, and lessons learned.

World Vision,

This research explores the stress children in World Vision programmes in the Middle East and Eastern Europe region are under due to COVID-19.