Early Childhood Development
About Heart-Mind Well-being
The Provincial Office for the Early Years Presents:
These videos and posters are just a few of the initiatives currently underway through the Early Years Office. To stay informed and up to date on their latest work and upcoming events, please follow them on Twitter at @EYOffice.
Their first video and poster address the question “Why are the early years important?”, and discuss the role that early experiences play in brain development.
The second set ask “Why are the early years a smart investment?”, pointing to windows of opportunity that open during the early years which provide a maximum return on investments made in this developmental period.
The third pair discusses “Do all children have an equal chance?”. Evidence points to the fact that not all children have an equal change a healthy development, and that support provided in the early years directly impact a child’s path to adulthood.
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This short video called “Brain Hero” developed by Harvard University depicts how actions by a range of people in the family and community can affect a child’s development.