• 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.

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    HELP to Host Pre-Conference Day at the 2024 Early Years Conference

    The Human Early Learning Partnership is pleased to offer a full day of pre-conference learning and dialogue for this year’s Early Years Conference (EYC), on February 1, 2024.

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    Full Moon Grandmother Zoom

    Please join us for this month’s Full Moon Grandmother Zoom on Monday, November 27. Hosted by Kinwa Bluesky, this Moon’s teachings will be about the Whitefish Moon (Adikameg-kìzis).

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    Register for CIFAR’s event: Building Children’s Resilient Brains & Bodies In A Rapidly Changing World

    On October 16th, CIFAR’s Child and Development Program, will host an event inspired by Clyde Hertzman, founder of HELP. An internationally renowned scientist and child advocate, Hertzman revolutionized our understanding of how societal forces influence growing brains and bodies.

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    MDI Data Trends & Exploring the New Data Dashboard

    Join Dr. Eva Oberle, scientific lead for the Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI), and others from the MDI team, as they share highlights from the latest MDI data collection (2022-23 school year) from over 47,000 children in grades 4 through 8 in BC.

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    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.

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    Implementing a Mindfulness-Based Social and Emotional Learning Program with Early Adolescents During COVID: Lessons from the Field

    This event will provide an overview of the connection between SEL and mindfulness and offer a unique view into the implementation of a mindfulness-based SEL program — MindUP for Middle School Students — with early adolescents during COVID.

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    The state of social and emotional learning: What do we know? Where do we go from here?

    This presentation by Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl and Dr. Molly Lawlor will offer an overview of the field of social and emotional learning (SEL), examine the latest innovations in the SEL field, present new pioneering research on the effects of classroom-based SEL programming on student outcomes and review recent advances in SEL practice.

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    20 Years of Data: EDI Wave 8 (BC Summary)

    Join Dr. Mariana Brussoni and other HELP faculty and staff on December 8 to reflect on what Early Development Instrument (EDI) data are revealing about the state of child development in BC. This virtual webinar will accompany the release of the BC Provincial Summary of Wave 8 EDI data and provide an overview of highlights from this summary report, as well as offer some broader context and observations about possible factors that may be contributing to EDI data trends in the province.

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    Designing Healthy Outdoor Play Environments for and with Children

    This Ideas in Progress event on March 16 presented by HELP will feature a presentation by Dr. Janet Loebach, providing an overview of why and how we should be designing outdoor play environments to support children’s healthy development.