COVID-19 Classroom Readiness for Schools


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We are living in challenging times; the corona virus outbreak has altered every part of our lives. Apart from the personal impact, the preventative actions required to curb the virus has affected the operations of every educational institution. This course will give you the insight to deal with critical areas in your school and adapt to the ‘new normal’ as it relates to COVID-19. This course also provides information on how the coronavirus is transmitted and measures to take to keep your staff, students, family and yourself safe.

The Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance and the Gauteng Department of Basic Education has provided much needed support to make this course possible.


Who Should Enrol

Principals, Deputy Principals, School Governing Bodies and School Leadership members

Course Design

The COVID-19 Classroom Readiness for Schools course is a part-time distance (e-learning) course.

It should take participants approximately 10 - 12 hours to complete the course.


Learning Outcomes

On achieving this course, a participant will be able to:

  • Understand general COVID-19 mitigation interventions
  • Appraise the concerns of returning to the working environment
  • Formulate workplace operations and security considerations strategies
  • Implement stigma prevention measures
  • Apply COVID prevention in a close proximity setting 
  • Manage the implementation of policy rules and directives

Course Content

The following study units are included in this short course:

  • Study Unit 1: Overview of COVID-19
  • Study Unit 2: How to protect yourself and others
  • Study Unit 3: Preparing the classroom 
  • Study Unit 4: Dealing with Stigma around COVID-19
  • Study Unit 5: Teaching in proximity
  • Study Unit 6: Reading on Occupational Health directives


Participants are required to submit all formative and summative assessments and a pass rate of 50% is required.


FPD will award successful participants with a certificate of completion on completion of this course should they successfully complete the assessment process.


SACE accreditation underway.

Enrolment process

Once registered, kindly use the following voucher code to access the course: PF9W97S


For more information or to register, please contact

Sisipo Ndzandzeka/ School of Education


Tel: 087 821 1109

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