17 March 2020 – Recommended secondary and tertiary education institutions teach remotely

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Type of Intervention: Education
Sectors Involved: Physical distancing
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Public Health Agency of Sweden recommended high schools, universities and other tertiary educational institutions teach remotely in order to avoid gathering large numbers of people in close physical proximity in classrooms.

The recommendation does not apply to primary schools or preschools as these children need care and cannot effectively study from home without parental supervision.
Full details here: https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/nyheter-och-press/nyhetsarkiv/2020/mars/larosaten-och-gymnasieskolor-uppmanas-nu-att-bedriva-distansundervisning/