Data in Action
Data & Connection Series: How Revelstoke Used 20 Years of Data to Strengthen Connection
For the past 20 years, Revelstoke has used Monitoring System data collected across all five tools to inform their community-based work of strengthening child development and well-being in the region. In response to trends in the data, Revelstoke has taken a whole-of-community approach, focused on connectedness and equity.
Faculty Profile: Brenda Poon is Promoting Equitable Access Through Research-to-Practice
Dr. Brenda T. Poon, a faculty member at the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), is an Assistant Professor with UBC’s School of Population and Public Health and Research Department Lead at the Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility.
Now Available: 2022-23 CHEQ and MDI Reports
Reports for the Childhood Experiences Questionnaire (CHEQ) and the Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) for the 2022-23 school year are now available to access.
Dr. Matt Carwana Announced as New HELP Faculty Member
Dr. Carwana is a pediatrician and clinician-investigator at BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH). His research sits at the intersection of social justice, public health, and clinical pediatrics and seeks to improve quality of care and health outcomes for structurally marginalized children, youth and families.
Scholar Profile: Megan Zeni is Expanding our Knowledge of Outdoor Play Learning in Elementary Schools
With over 25 years of experience as a professional K-7 educator, Megan Zeni currently teaches entirely outdoors in a public school outdoor and garden classroom.
Dr. Emily Jenkins Announced as New HELP Faculty Member
Dr. Jenkins, a registered nurse, is recognized as a leader in the youth mental health and substance use field and has established policy, practice and media channels that support knowledge mobilization and research impact.
20 Years of EDI Data Now Available via Interactive Dashboard
HELP is thrilled to announce the launch of the Early Development Instrument (EDI) Data Dashboard — an online, interactive tool available to the public that allows for the exploration of patterns and trends in EDI data from Wave 2 (data collected 2004-2007) through Wave 8 (2019-2022).
CHEQ Trends & Connections with the EDI
Join Dr. Barry Forer along with other HELP staff on March 2 for a special webinar, exploring CHEQ data collected in fall 2022, as well as over the last four years, and what it reveals about the experiences of young children and their families across BC.
Are experiences for families with young children in BC improving?
The CHEQ 2022 COVID-19 Rapid Report summarizes the data collected from parents and caregivers of kindergarten children in both the fall of 2021 and 2022, with the inclusion of additional questions about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their experiences.
Scholar Profile: Orphée Tamba
Orphée Tamba is a Ph.D. student at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health and the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP). Tamba’s current contributions to the analysis and knowledge translation of the various HELP tools within the Child Development Monitoring System include a special interest in exploring the social determinants of health and other factors associated with the developmental trajectories of children in sub-Saharan Africa and those of children in Canada.