Please see below information from Highland Council about different sites for providing support for parents during school closure.
Parent Club 👪
Education Scotland has shared a link to “Parent Club” which is here. From mental health advice, tips for learning at home, keeping active and eating well to talking to your kids about coronavirus, Parent Club offers useful information for families on how to cope with this huge change.
Parents and families are dealing with a vast amount of information on a wide range of topics about COVID-19. The information found on Parentzone is intended to help provide guidance and support to parents and families regarding their child’s learning at home and signpost to other information which may be of interest. Information on Parentzone Scotland will continue to be reviewed and updated as required, so please encourage families to visit the website. The Learning at home area of Parentzone Scotland contains information and resources your families may also find helpful, it can be found here .
Young Scot 👪
The Scottish Government have launched the #ClearYourHeadChallenge. From 1st May Young Scot have put together 31 days of fun ideas and challenges for our young people to get involved with – all from the comfort of their own home. More information can be found here.
Staying Safe Online 👪
Not everyone is confident going online and many families will be worrying about their children being safe. Lead Scotland supports disabled people and carers and they are hosting free classes to help people to use the internet confidently and safely during COVID-19. In these webinars, Lead Scotland will look at ways you can help support others to be safe online during the Coronavirus and answer any questions you might have. Each webinar will give the same advice so you only need to attend one. Everyone is welcome to join. Find out more on the Lead Scotland website.