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Environmental scan of school readiness for health

This environmental scan is a broad review of the scientific and gray literature pertaining to school readiness among young children. Using an ecological lens, the scan explored school readiness from a health perspective. The document includes descriptions of current monitoring systems used in Canada to assess factors related to school readiness among children. Evidence-informed interventions and promising practices for improving outcomes related to school readiness are also identified.
 

Use this resource to:

  • Become more familiar with the assessment of school readiness as an early childhood development health outcome
  •  Learn which interventions and promising practices are most effective at improving school readiness among children
     

Pivik, J. (2012). Environmental scan of school readiness for health: Definitions, determinants, indicators and interventions. Vancouver, BC: Human Early Learning Partnership with the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health. 

Tags: Assess and report, Early childhood development, National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health, Document

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