08 April 2020 – New distance learning packs introduced

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Education, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins

Overview: New distance learning packs made available (years 1-10) for those unable to access online
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/latest-updates/distance-learning-education-package-for-students/

Type of Justification: No justification given
Evidence/Justification: Ministry records (by decile) show number of families in need of learning support