Over the past three months, Britannica has been working with our partner schools across the world who are grappling with COVID-19 school closures, student absences, and making swift plans to keep their communities safe.

We know this is a critical time to provide educators, students, and parents with equitable access to digital tools and on and offline resources. 

Here, you can find teacher, student, and parent support resources for your Britannica School access during COVID-19 school closures. 

If you haven’t already signed up for free Britannica School access during COVID-19 school closures, CLICK HERE to sign up and discover the variety of resources being offered for primary and secondary students, as well as college and university students.

Download our fact sheet for a quick overview of Britannica School.

Resources for Teachers

Watch a demo on how to use Britannica School for remote learning.

Download a Guided Tour to discover favourite features and tips.

– Get a quick tour of Britannica School. 

– Explore three unique learning levels and how to use them.

– Learn what you can do with a personal account and how to create one. 

– Discover literacy support tools at your fingertips.

Download the Ofsted Survival Guide.

– Get an overview of the New Inspection Framework. 

– Discover tips for tackling the changes.

– Learn how Britannica can help. 

Download quick-start lesson guidebooks.

Get lessons, activities, and content resources covering the following topics: 

– Literacy

– Mental Health

– Environment

– Human Rights

Get a classroom-ready presentation, activities, and content covering the following topics:

– World Religions

– Languages

– Poetry

– Earth Day

Resources for Students

Share student-geared tutorials in your Google Drive for students to watch and learn how to use their resources.

Resources for Parents

The Britannica School Guided Tour for Parents walks you through how to support your student at home.

– Discover how your child can personalise their learning with reading support tools.

– Choose between three unique article levels, depending on your child’s reading abilities.

– For English-language learners of all ages, translate any article into over 80 languages.

– Create a ‘My Britannica’ account to favourite and save resources while working on research projects.

Britannica for Parents Website

Earlier this month, Britannica launched a new Website just for parents called Britannica for Parents, a free resource providing information, resources, and advice from trusted experts in child development and early education.

As our team conceptualized and developed this resource for parents over the past year, we had no idea the weight that they and their families would take on in the wake of coronavirus.

As parents around the world cope with school closures, anxiety, and a multitude of uncertainty, Britannica for Parents offers relevant resources, such as:

Families at Home: Essential Daily Routines

Due to the coronavirus crisis, many schools are closed and many parents are feeling overwhelmed. Here’s some calm guidance on how to structure your day for health, play, and learning.

COVID-19 Advice from a Family Therapist

The coronavirus crisis means that we are living in a new time, and for some children this may cause anxiety. Ellen Bee, family therapist, provides tips and resources to help you and your family weather the storm and feel safe and calm.

How to Talk to Young Children about Coronavirus

Preschoolers and kindergartners are old enough to know that something scary is happening but not yet old enough to understand why. Here’s what to tell them about the coronavirus.