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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 this page.




Annual Research Day of the Laboratoire Jeunes en transition et pratiques psychoéducatives (JETEPP)

January 23, 2015, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Québec campus

The Laboratoire de recherche JETEPP holds its first annual research day.

For more information on the research day (in French only)

For more information on the scientific poster contest (in French only)

Québec Tobacco-Free Week

January 18 to 24, 2015

Did you know that 1 out of 5 Quebecers aged 12 and over smoke? Not only do cigarettes affect smokers, but their families and friends are profoundly affected as well. Coordinated by the Québec Council on Tobacco and Health, Québec Tobacco-Free Week is a call to action and community mobilization.

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Family Literacy Day

January 27, 2015

Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held to raise awareness on the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Taking time every day to read or do a learning activity with children is crucial to a child’s development. Even just 15 minutes a day can improve a child’s literacy skills dramatically.

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