Understanding the Early Years
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Learning starts at the start!!Early Development Instrument (EDI) - The EDI is a questionnaire, completed by Kindergarten teachers, to gather information on five areas of child development and measures the school readiness of kindergarten children. (More about the EDI)

Community Mapping - Maps will be created using information from different sources - Inventory of Community Services and Programs, Canadian census data, Early Development Instrument results.
Inventory of Community Programs and Services - An inventory of the local programs and services available to young children and their families will be developed for our community.
Parent Interviews and Direct Assessments of Children Survey (PIDACS) - The PIDACS examines the relationship between children’s development and various family and community factors that could influence that development.









The Understanding the Early Years initiative is funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.  For further information, visit www.hrsdc.gc.ca