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Canadian Children’s Health in Context Study reveals impacts of SES on children with health disorders

A health disorder – either mental, such as autism or anxiety, or physical, such as asthma – early in life can have a big impact on the developmental trajectory of a child. Continue reading Canadian Children’s Health in Context Study reveals impacts of SES on children with health disorders

Results released for Quebec Survey of Child Development in Kindergarten

Quebec 2017

The second province-wide implementation of the EDI has taken place in Quebec, and the results show 27.7% of children are vulnerable in at least one area of their development. This is an increase from the 2012 collection, which showed 25.6% of children were vulnerable. Continue reading Results released for Quebec Survey of Child Development in Kindergarten

Does the built environment contribute to children’s development?

The Offord Centre’s Canadian Neighbourhoods and Early Child Development (CanNECD) study attempts to determine the role neighbourhoods play in children’s development. In some Canadian neighbourhoods only 2% of children are struggling, while in others roughly 75% struggle. The CanNECD study focuses largely on the socioeconomic factors that contribute to this disparity. Continue reading Does the built environment contribute to children’s development?

Offord Centre and EQAO collaborating to understand student trajectories

The EDI team is excited to announce a new collaboration with the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) to understand trajectories of student learning and well-being—from early childhood to adolescence. Continue reading Offord Centre and EQAO collaborating to understand student trajectories