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
The long-term effects of childhood maltreatment are well known. It increases the risk of mental health problems, crime, and violence. But research has mostly looked at outcomes in middle childhood and adolescence, overlooking early childhood. Continue reading Australian study shows early association between maltreatment and development
Over the last decade there is a slight upwards trend in the percent of Ontario kindergartners vulnerable in at least one domain of their development. However, children are improving in two key domains of their development. Continue reading Decade of Ontario EDI results released
Preschool services provide many benefits for children, but many studies lack socioeconomic data to see whether these benefits are equal for all children. Continue reading Does preschool benefit everyone equally?
The early years are important for laying the foundation for the future. Unfortunately, a chronic illness during these years may impact the skill development needed for future success. Continue reading The lasting effects of early chronic illness
The EDI and the Early Years video was announced as a runner-up for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2016 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition. Continue reading EDI video runner-up for CIHR award
Taking your child to the hospital for an infection is scary. But the risk might not end at discharge. Continue reading How an early infection can last long after it’s gone
The Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) at the University of British Columbia has released its first ever EDI provincial report for BC. Continue reading BC EDI Provincial Report released