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.