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New Publication

The Institut de la statistique du Québec published today a bulletin entitled Des premiers balbutiements à un sourire en santé : l’importance d’intervenir tôt pour prévenir la carie dentaire (French version only). This publication provides an estimate of the proportion of children affected by tooth decay, as assessed by their mothers, among children born in Québec and aged 8 years in 2006. It then identifies certain sociodemographic, psychosocial and behavioural characteristics as well as some oral health habits associated with tooth decay among those children.

The next round of data collection of the I am, I’ll be survey is on its way!

The QLSCD team and its partners are happy to announce that the new data collection will take place between the end of February and the end of May, 2015. Once again, we are counting on the teenagers’ cooperation as well as that of their parents. Knowledge of child development in Québec continues to grow, and this is in part due to their invaluable contribution! We thank them!

The SurvEd kit on success in school: now available in English

The Institut de la statistique du Québec recently launched the SurvEd kit on success in school, produced in collaboration with Réunir Réussir and the Fédération des commissions scolaires du Québec. This kit highlights findings contained in various Institut publications based on data from the QLSCD to make them easily accessible and useful for educational personnel... and everyone concerned about the future of our children.

The SurvEd kit consists of 13 fact sheets covering topics that affect success in school, such as school readiness, parent-school collaboration, teacher-student relationship, motivation and school performance and risk of dropping out of school. The kit is now available in English and can be downloaded by clicking on the logo on the left of this page.

 
 

 

 
 
 


Journées de la persévérance scolaire au Québec

February 16 to 20, 2015

Les Journées de la persévérance scolaire sont une vitrine incontournable afin de susciter l’engagement de la population envers les jeunes, tout au long de leur cheminement scolaire.

For more information (in French only)

40th Annual Congress of the Association québécoise des troubles d’apprentissage

March 25 to 27, 2015, Westin Hotel, Montreal

Le congrès 2015 de l’Association québécoise des troubles d’apprentissage se veut un lieu privilégié de rencontre pour toutes les personnes qui sont impliquées dans ce réseau de soutien auprès des apprenants, en particulier ceux qui vivent avec des troubles ou des difficultés d’apprentissage. Ce congrès favorisera ainsi une réflexion collective et rigoureuse quant aux pratiques et contextes qui sont les plus à même de soutenir l’apprenant dans son parcours.

For more information (in French only)