We've heard of a Scandinavian prime minister holding a press conference just for children to tell them it's ok to worry, and now Justin Trudeau offers to help with homework.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau put a message out on twitter yesterday evening saying:
"Hey parents! If your kids are stuck on a homework question, feel free to pass this message along. Because as a teacher, I want to help out. Let me know what the difficult question is by replying to this tweet or using the hashtag #CanadaHomeworkHelp - and I'll see what I can do."
As of this moment, the tweet has received 30k likes and 8,931 retweets.
Trudeau's tweet was also accompanied by a short video, specifically for children, in which he is dressed casually and sporting a rather snappy lockdown beard, says:
"Hey kids - I know we're all going through a difficult time right now, and it's not made any easier by the fact that you have to do your homework around the kitchen table. I think parents across the country are discovering a new appreciation of the incredible work that teachers do. Well, as a teacher, I want to help. If you've encountered challenges or problems that are really tough and you need a little extra help with, why don't you reach out by responding to this message or using the hashtag. My friends and I will be happy to try and help you out because, after all, the way we're going to get through this is by pulling together."
Full marks prime minister!
Trudeau's twitter video has been viewed over 1m times.
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