Infographics

Check out some of the research conducted at the ECCRC through these easy-to-read, visual infographics:

Alt= an adult sitting on the ground with three toddlers. One toddler is on the adult's lap holding a block. One is sitting to the left of the adult with two blocks and one is sitting to the right of the adults looking at the toddler on the left. The adult is smiling down at the toddler on the left.

Early Childhood Publicly-Funded Programs

A Scoping Review of Quality in Early Childhood Publicly-Funded Programs, 2022

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Responsive Feeding Values and Practices Among Families

Responsive Feeding Values and Practices Among Families Across the Canadian Maritime Provinces, 2022

– 1039 families completed a survey about responsive feeding/healthy eating values and practices at home.

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How is the Pandemic Influencing the Lives of Maritime Families with Young Children

Early pandemic impacts on family environments that shape childhood development and health: A Canadian Study, 2022

– This study looked at how changes to employment and income influenced Family access to resources and social support, parenting Abilities and self-care at home, and home Routines and Environments through a FARE Change Scale.

COVID-19 Maritime Family Survey Preliminary Results, 2020

– Results from an online survey completed by Maritime Families near the beginning of the COVID-19 global pandemic to understand how it was influencing the lives of Maritime Families with young children, including their routines and needed supports.

COVID-19 Maritime Family Interviews Preliminary Results, 2020/2021

– Results from interviews completed with the same Maritime Families as above to understand how the COVID-19 global pandemic has continued to influence the lives of Maritime Families over time as they adjust to changed routines and adapt the changing realities.

COVID-19 Maritime Family Survey 2 Preliminary Results, 2020, Mar/Apr

– Results from a second online survey completed by Atlantic Canadian families to understand how the COVID-19 global pandemic has influenced the lives of families with young children almost one year in.

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Building the Capacity of Early Childhood Educators to Support the Social-Emotional Development of Children and their Families: Evaluating the Implementation of the Pyramid Model in Nova Scotia

An Introduction to the Pyramid Model, 2021, June.

– What is the Pyramid Model? What are the benefits of Pyramid Model practices? Pyramid Model implementation in Nova Scotia.

Une introduction de le modèle de la pyramide, 2021, June.

-Qu’est-ce que le modèle de la pyramide? Quels sont les bienfaits des pratiques du modèle de la pyramide? La mise en œuvre du modèle de la pyramide en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Nova Scotia Pyramid Model Executive Summary – general public, 2020.

Modèle de la pyramid en Nouvelle-Écosse – public général, 2020.

Nova Scotia Pyramid Model Executive Summary – stakeholders, 2020.

Modèle de la pyramide en Nouvelle-Écosse Résumé – les parties prenantes, 2020.

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Positive Solutions for Families: Promoting Positive Parent Behaviours to Support Social-Emotional Health

Positive Solutions for Families Interview Results, 2020.

– Results represent the experiences of families and facilitators who participated in a series of in-person and/or online (due to COVID-19) workshops for families. The workshops were designed to help parents learn new skills and strategies to support the social and emotional health of their young children.

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Families’ Experiences of a Universal Play-Based Early Childhood Program in Nova Scotia

Families’ Experiences of a Universal Play-based Early Childhood Program in Nova Scotia: Implications for Policy and Practice, 2020.

– Results represent the experiences of parents/guardians who completed a survey about Nova Scotia’s Pre-primary Program in the 2017-2018 school year which included: how the program supported them and their children, the challenges and barriers to accessing the program, and their perceptions of the staff and curriculum.

Alt= an adult and three children sitting on a playmat that is covered in various coloured blocks. The adult and one of the children are looking down at the blocks in front of them. Another child is looking at the block they are holding in their hand. The third child is looking at their arm

Addressing the Achievement Gap Through Pre-primary 

Addressing the Achievement Gap Through Pre-primary: Exploring Future Workforce Expectations to Support Future Implementation, 2019.

– Results reflect a survey that examined how the introduction of the Pre-primary program was influencing future Early Childhood Educators in terms of their perceptions of changes in workforce opportunities and their expectations about future employment.

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Establishing a Current State of Healthy Eating Practices Across Early Learning Environments

Exploring Healthy Eating Practices in Universal Play-based Early Childhood Programs in Nova Scotia, Canada, 2019.

– Results reflect four case study sites with the objective to understand healthy eating practices in the Pre-primary Program.

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Building Policy-relevant Research to Support Child Well-being in Nova Scotia

Building Policy-relevant Research to Support Child Well-being in Nova Scotia, 2019.