Category Archives: Documentation

COVID-19 and Early Childhood Mental Health: Fostering Systems Change and Resilience

Title: COVID-19 and Early Childhood Mental Health: Fostering Systems Change and Resilience

Author: Mental Health Commission of Canada

Publisher: Mental Health Commission of Canada

Year: 2021

Format: PDF

Description:

« This policy brief seeks to provide guidance to decision makers, systems planners, and policy makers about ways to support infants, young children, and their families in light of the mental health needs emerging from or being worsened by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. […] Using a population mental health approach, the brief provides recommendations from a promotion and prevention lens that includes a strong focus on health equity and the social determinants of health. » (Excerpt from the document)

Document: Covid-19 and Early Childhood Mental Health: Fostering Systems Change and Resilience

Children and Schools During COVID-19 and Beyond: Engagement and Connection Through Opportunity

Title: Children and Schools During COVID-19 and Beyond: Engagement and Connection Through Opportunity

Author: Vaillancourt, T. et al.

Publisher: Royal Society of Canada

Year: 2021

Format: PDF

Description:

« This Policy Briefing Report from the Children and Schools COVID-19 Working Group is intended to serve as a pandemic recovery resource for educators, administrators, support staff, school mental health professionals, and decision makers in the education sector, as well as parents/guardians and the general public. Toward this aim, this report comprises nine stand-alone chapters that provide a review and synthesis of the current state of knowledge up until August 8, 2021. Some of the chapters contain original research data, and all of the chapters contain expert opinion and detailed recommendations for a pandemic recovery in education. The recommendations provided in the executive summary are not exhaustive, but rather reflect a synthesis of the recommendations found at the end of each chapter. An Appendix on infection prevention and control is also included. » (Excerpt from the document)

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Practice+

Title: Practice+

Author: Chantier montréalais Transition vers l’école*

Publisher: Chantier montréalais Transition vers l’école

Year: 2020

Format: PDF

Description:

This resource facilitates a overview and analysis of transition practices that have been or are being implemented. Firstly in order to paint an overall portrait of collaboration among partners and secondly, to enhance practices and optimize their effects in the field. It may also be used to support an organization’s process.

*This committee is composed of the following partners: Association québécoise des Centres de la petite enfance, Direction régionale de santé publique de Montréal, ministère de l’Éducation, ministère de la Famille, Réseau réussite Montréal, Table pour l’intégration en services de garde des enfants ayant une déficience – région de Montréal, Une école montréalaise pour tous, Regroupement des organismes communautaires familles de Montréal

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The summer slide – Help vulnerable students succeed by limiting the summer setback

Title: The summer slide – Help vulnerable students succeed by limiting the summer setback

Author: Réseau réussite Montréal

Publisher: Réseau réussite Montréal and Réseau québécois pour la réussite éducative

Year: 2021

Format: PDF

Description:

Based on our key topic page on the summer slide, this infographic reviews the basic principles of the summer learning decline, identifies the students most at risk, outlines factors that can make a difference, and suggests courses of action.

Document: The summer slide – Help vulnerable students succeed by limiting the summer setback

Averting a lost COVID generation

Title: Averting a lost COVID generation: A six-point plan to respond, recover and reimagine a post-pandemic world for every child

Author: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Publisher: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Year: 2020

Format: PDF

Description:

“This World Children’s Day, UNICEF is taking stock of the global impact of COVID-19 on children and young people, laying out what we know from the latest available data and research, highlighting what is still unclear as well as the options for action, and urging the world to take bold and unprecedented steps to reimagine a better future for children.” (Excerpt from the document)

Document: Averting a lost COVID generation: A six-point plan to respond, recover and reimagine a post-pandemic world for every child

Vulnerable English-speaking children: 2017 Quebec Survey of Child Development in Kindergarten data analysis

Title: Vulnerable English-speaking children: 2017 Quebec Survey of Child Development in Kindergarten data analysis

Author: Institut de la statistique du Québec

Publisher: Institut de la statistique du Québec

Year: 2019

Format: PDF

Description:

“Results from the 2017 Quebec Survey of Child Development in Kindergarten (QSCDK) show that kindergarten students whose mother tongue is English are proportionately more likely to be considered vulnerable compared to children whose mother tongue is French. Following this observation, bivariate analyses were performed based on data from the 2017 QSCDK and the 2017 Quebec Survey on the Preschool Path of Kindergarten Students (QSPPKS) to verify if particular individual and family characteristics are associated with the vulnerability of children whose mother tongue is English for each of the five developmental areas measured by the Early Development Instrument (EDI).” (Excerpt from the report)

Document: Vulnerable English-speaking children: 2017 Quebec Survey of Child Development in Kindergarten data analysis

SurvEd kit for success in school

Title: SurvEd kit for success in school

Author: Institut de la statistique du Québec

Publisher: Institut de la statistique du Québec

Year: 2014 (+ 3 new fact sheets in 2020)

Format: PDF

Description:

“L’Institut de la statistique du Québec [ISQ] has produced many publications based on data from the QLSCD to document child development at school entry as well as educational experience. The SurvEd kit for success in school makes productive use of QLSCD results by making them more accessible to stakeholders and everyone involved in keeping children in school – to everyone who has our children’s future at heart!

Each fact sheet presents a brief summary of selected results related to young people’s success and perseverance in school. In addition to highlights of research findings, each fact sheet includes suggested intervention paths drawn from the relevant ISQ publications.”
(Excerpt from the ISQ website)

Document: Complete SurvEd kit

  • 3 new fact sheets in 2020
    • Fact Sheet 14 – Psychosocial and Academic Adaptation During the Transition to High School
    • Fact Sheet 15 – Reading Motivation and Academic Performance in the Teaching Language in High School
    • Fact Sheet 16 – Obtaining a Diploma Before the Age of 20

LATULU Challenge

Title: LATULU Challenge

Author: Table de concertation des bibliothécaires scolaires et publics de l’île de Montréal and Réseau réussite Montréal*

Publisher: Réseau réussite Montréal

Year: 2020

Format: PDF

Description:

Reading-idea and game cards, organized into 8 levels, to encourage reading for pleasure among 0–17-year-olds.

LATULU Challenge cards are available in libraries and on the BAnQ website.

*Project:

  • Content selection and texts: Table de concertation des bibliothécaires scolaires et publics de l’île de Montréal
  • Production: Réseau réussite Montréal

Documents : LATULU Challenge