Early Development Instrument (EDI) data are a long-term provincial indicator of children’s early developmental health and well-being in BC. HELP completed their seventh wave of EDI data collection in 2019, resulting in the publication of new provincial-level data. The resulting report, the BC EDI Wave 7 Provincial Report, summarizes trends and patterns in EDI data across the province from 2004-2019.
They recently launched their interactive map that explores the province’s EDI data for all five EDI scales over multiple waves (combined years of data). They also released Community Profiles. In these publicly available reports, the school district and neighbourhood-level EDI data are supplemented by provincial-level data intended to help communities situate local data within the broader provincial context.