Thank you for joining the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) for Pre-Conference Day at the 2024 UBC Early Years Conference! Below you will find a number of resources, including presentation slides and other resources shared over the course of the day.

If you have any additional questions and would like to reach out to HELP directly, please email us at


HELP EYC Presentation Slides

Speakers: Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Dr. Barry Forer

Research Highlights
Speakers: Dr. Magdalena Janus, Randip Gill, Dr. Monique Gagné Petteni, Dr. Angie Ip

Community Partners / Data in Action
Speakers: Kate Buium, Kinwa Bluesky, Rocky Mountain School District (Crystal MacLeod & Glenn Goslin), Fraser Health (Tracy Hoskin & Michelle Urbina-Beggs), South Island Indigenous Authority (Erica Pepevnak & Jenna Lancaster)

HELP Website Links

HELP Newsletter Sign-Up
Child Development Monitoring System Overview

Early Development Instrument (EDI)

Childhood Experiences Questionnaire (CHEQ)

Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI)

HELP Indigenous Initiatives

HELP Reads — a monthly human development research review that aims to expand awareness of topics in human development, particularly social epigenetics, social determinants of health, socio-emotional learning, Indigenous children and youth, and family policy.

Outdoor Play Resources for Parents, ECEs and Teachers

Rocky Mountain School District, Early Learning Projects

Other Links