The Early Years Last a Lifetime

The Harris Centre has partnered with the Jimmy Pratt Family Foundation and the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation to facilitate a year-long discussion about early childhood education in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Read the discussion paper.

Speakers

Jane Bertrand "Current Canadian Trends in Policy and Research in Early Childhood Education"

Jane Bertrand is the Program Director for the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation and a member of the Directing Committee of the Centre for Excellence for Early Childhood Development. She is a former Professor at the School of Early Childhood at George Brown College, Toronto. Jane is the author of the textbook, Essentials of Early Childhood Education (Canadian Editions). Jane was the principal researcher/writer on the Early Years Study 1, 2 and 3. She is a contributing author of the Science of Early Child Development and was a member of the Toronto First Duty Research and Development team from the Atkinson Centre.

Verna Bruce "Prince Edward Island’s Success in Early Childhood Education"

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David Philpott "The Early Years Last a Lifetime: Discussion"

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Craig Alexander Title

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Pierre Fortin Title

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Alvin Simms Title

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Contact

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