• Indigenous
    ASC Profile: How Jeremy Belyea is Transforming Systems and Advancing Reconciliation

    An integral part of the Aboriginal Steering Committee (ASC) at HELP, Jeremy Belyea is a proud member of the Ned’uten Dakelh/Lake Babine Nation, originating from the Raven clan and sitting as a guest of the Fireweed clan in Wet’suwet’en and Gitxsan territory. Our first-ever ASC Profile looks at how Jeremy has pursued his passion for supporting children and youth for a number of years in the public sector, supporting First Nations leadership and systemic change.

  • News
    HELP Unveils New & Improved MDI Data Dashboard

    This interactive online tool now includes data collected in the 2023-24 school year, enabling users to explore trends from 2019-24 for children in Grades 4-8. The updated Dashboard includes new data on topics such as sleep, screen time and social media use, as well as active transportation.

  • Indigenous
    Building Capacity for Indigenous Partnerships with the Spring Roots Circle

    On May 28, 2024, faculty, staff, and students from UBC, as well as Indigenous community members and other learners, were gathered for the first Roots Circle: a day of speakers, activities, and networking to learn, share, and build community around Indigenous-led research.

  • News
    Call for Applications for the Aboriginal Steering Committee at HELP

    The Aboriginal Steering Committee (ASC) at HELP is seeking two new members! First established in 2003, the ASC at HELP is made up of community members with First Nation, Inuit and Métis ancestry, including Elders. ASC members are vital to ensuring that HELP’s research has meaning for, and is consistent with, First Nation, Inuit and … Continued

  • Events
    Well-being & Healthy Habits of Early Adolescents: MDI Data Trends

    Join Dr. Eva Oberle on June 13 for a webinar about the latest MDI data collected this school year (2023-24) from children in grades 4 through 8 across BC. Hear about children’s well-being over the last 5 years and other topics of interest including sleep, screen time and social media use, active transportation habits, and more.

  • Research
    Creating Change via the Child Development Monitoring System: Research in Action

    Child Development Monitoring System data are woven into the fabric of BC, used across sectors to inform initiatives that aim to improve outcomes for children and their families. Research in Action is the latest brief from HELP, showcasing examples of research findings using Monitoring System data.

  • News
    Dr. Kimberly Thomson Returns to HELP as Affiliate Faculty Member

    Having previously completed her PhD with HELP and UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, this appointment will mark Dr. Kimberly Thomson’s return to the research centre, after recently joining the Children’s Health Policy Centre within the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU) as Assistant Professor.

  • Events
    Poverty, Childhood Experiences & Well-Being in BC

    Join long-time collaborators, First Call Child and Youth Advocacy Society and UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), on April 18 as they host an online presentation and discussion about the newly released 2023 BC Child Poverty Report Card and the relationship between income inequality and children’s daily experiences, development, and well-being.

  • News
    Now Available: 2023 CHEQ Reports

    Childhood Experiences Questionnaire (CHEQ) Reports for the 2023-24 school year are now available to access!

  • News
    Supporting the Early Years: Insights from Pre-Conference Day at UBC’s Early Years Conference

    On February 1, HELP hosted the Pre-Conference at UBC’s 2024 Early Years Conference, welcoming nearly 300 early years professionals from BC, across Canada and beyond.