News Category: Research


HELP publications

The Human Early Learning Partnership at UBC has published two new documents: a list of all publications and research, and Volume 1 of HELP Reads, the Human Development Research Review, a monthly list of human development citations dealing with topics that range from human development, particularly social epigenetics, social determinants MORE


State of Children from Birth to Age 5 across Developed Nations: How Do Their Early Childhood Policies Compare?

This study ranks the quality of early childhood policies and services within 35 member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in three domains of early childhood development: family support, health and education. Canada was found to be among the bottom four countries in the education domain. MORE


Syrian refugee settlement patterns in Metro Vancouver – A tale of two patterns from ISSofBC report

Where did the Syrian government-assisted refugees (GARs) who arrived in Metro Vancouver set up home? The answer may surprising you. Following ISSofBC’s earlier report, Syrian Refugee Operation to BC, this new report maps the current settlement patterns of Syrian government-assisted refugees who settled in Metro Vancouver. It is a useful MORE


What young kids wished you knew about them

In this article, clinical counsellor Deborah MacNamara explains the developmental stage of the preschooler and gives five strategies for discipline that are attachment safe and developmentally friendly. Excerpt: The parts of the brain responsible for self-control are still under development in young children. The brain is only 20% developed at MORE


Poverty makes kids sick, pediatricians say

Poverty and low income is seriously affecting the health of U.K. children, according to pediatricians. Any new government must tackle health inequalities or risk storing up health problems for future generations. That’s according to a new report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and the Child Poverty MORE