Category Archives: Information document

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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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

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

Thinking outside the reading box (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 7)

Title: Thinking outside the reading box (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 7)

Author: Réseau réussite Montréal

Publisher: Réseau réussite Montréal

Year: 2020

Format: PDF

Description:

The Young Readers in the 21st Century series is a brief, easy-to-digest compilation of knowledge about different aspects of reading, along with practical ideas to promote reading for pleasure.

Fact sheet 7 has 10 examples of projects to get away from the traditional reading environment.

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Reading on digital platforms (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 6)

Title: Reading on digital platforms (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 6)

Author: Réseau réussite Montréal

Publisher: Réseau réussite Montréal

Year: 2020

Format: PDF

Description:

The Young Readers in the 21st Century series is a brief, easy-to-digest compilation of knowledge about different aspects of reading, along with practical ideas to promote reading for pleasure.

Fact sheet 6 concerns new technologies and reading in a digital context. The fact sheet also suggests projects for combining reading with technology.

This infographic is based on a presentation by Nathalie Lacelle (Université du Québec à Montréal).

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Multilingual reading (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 5)

Title: Multilingual reading (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 5)

Author: Réseau réussite Montréal

Publisher: Réseau réussite Montréal

Year: 2020

Format: PDF

Description:

The Young Readers in the 21st Century series is a brief, easy-to-digest compilation of knowledge about different aspects of reading, along with practical ideas to promote reading for pleasure.

Fact sheet 5 covers multilingual approaches to literacy that will encourage allophone students to read and write in French and offers several activities for preschool, elementary, and high school levels.

This infographic is based on a presentation by Françoise Armand (Université de Montréal).

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The ABCs of connecting with the written word (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 4)

Title: The ABCs of connecting with the written word (Young Readers in the 21st Century – Information sheet 4)

Author: Réseau réussite Montréal

Publisher: Réseau réussite Montréal

Year: 2020

Format : PDF

Description:

This infographic is based on a presentation by Olivier Dezutter (Université de Sherbooke).

Description:

The Young Readers in the 21st Century series is a brief, easy-to-digest compilation of knowledge about different aspects of reading, along with practical ideas to promote reading for pleasure.

The opportunity to read might arise in many different times and places. Fact sheet 4 is about taking advantage of such opportunities and transforming them into activities that will maximize the development of literacy skills.

This infographic is based on a presentation by Olivier Dezutter (Université de Sherbooke).

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