Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Overview: The Dutch Government announced the closure of all childcare centres, primary and secondary schools including secondary vocational education (MBO) centres, as well as universities and higher professional education (HBO) institutions.
Schools and childcare centres remain open to children whose parents work in vital jobs like healthcare, emergency services and other essential services.
Teachers have been asked to provide online classes or distance learning and all national exams for the school year have been cancelled.
Full details here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coroavirus-netherlands/netherlands-to-close-schools-restaurants-in-coronavirus-fight-idUSKBN2120KG