Reports


The Preemptive Nature of Quality Early Child Education on Special Educational Needs in Children

Memorial University, February 2019 Abstract: "Given the growth of scholarship in early child education (ECE), as well as the rapid emergence of the sector as an area of academic inquiry, a team of special education/mental health scholars opted to explore its preemptive nature. Despite long and distinguished careers in childhood...

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UNICEF Report Card 15

The Equalizer: How Education Creates Fairness for Children in Canada On October 30, 2018 UNICEF Canada launched their Report Card 15, with a Facebook Live discussion that included Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation's own Program Director, Jane Bertrand. The report measures the rights and well-being of children in rich...

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Epigenetics

Marla Sokolowski, PhD, F.R.S.C. and The Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development continue Fraser Mustard’s relentless mission to understand the complexity of early human development, and the lifelong impact on learning, behaviour and health with this new topic on Epigenetics. "Epigenetics is associated with long-term human developmental and health outcomes. It...

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Ready for Life: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Early Childhood Education and Care

The Conference Board of Canada report Ready for Life: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Early Childhood Education and Care, recommends that governments expand universal access to ECE beginning with full day Kindergarten for four- and five-year-olds and then moving to three-year-olds. The report found: ECE reduces income inequality in the short...

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Early childhood services that work for children, families and islanders

CHANCES (Caring, Helping, And Nurturing, Children Every Step) is a non-profit, charitable organization providing child development and parent supports to children from prenatal to 11 years and their families. CHANCES in partnership with the Margaret and Wallace McCain Foundation embarked on a research effort to profile the impact of expanding...

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