YMCA Strike Camps

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Should the teacher's strike continue, the YMCA is working to provide just under 1,200 spaces for day camp style YMCA Strike Camps at five locations across the Lower Mainland: Vancouver, Surrey, Chilliwack and the Sunshine Coast.

For more information please visit the YMCA Website at http://www.vanymca.org/childcare/extended-care-options-2014.html

Children First Vancouver

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Children First Vancouver is funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. Children First is an initiative that focuses on strengthening the capacity of the community to understand, support and provide young children with environments and early experiences that support physical, social/ emotional and cognitive development and well-being.

Children First Vancouver entered into a transition year on April 1, 2014, with the goal to develop a city- wide strategic plan, using a collective impact framework, to support early years children and their families in Vancouver. 

To read more about this initiative please download their latest newsletter HERE

Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) Presentation Slides Now Online

Wednesday, July 16, 2014


HELP presentation slides

HELP is pleased to provide a selection of presentation slide decks for your use. The decks include slides commonly used by HELP Faculty and staff during community presentations. They offer a foundational understanding of the EDI and the MDI as well as the Importance of Early Child Development, the Total Environmental Assessment Model of ECD (TEAM-ECD) and Proportionate Universality.

We hope you find these presentation slides useful. We will be developing and uploading more slides throughout the year.  If you have any feedback and comments about these slides, or wish to see slides about a particular topic, please contact Jeremy Alexander, one of HELP’s talented Cartographer/GIS Technicians and our PowerPoint Presentation Expert. He would be happy to assist.

To find out more and to download please visit the HELP Slide Library.

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