Check out the Spring edition of the Parents-On-The-Go Newsletter! Parents On The Go Spring 2011 Lots of fun and useful information for New West parents and children!
The Parents Advisory Group of the New West ECD Committee presents a parenting workshop with Barbara Demaris on May 31st, 7-9pm at Olivet Baptist Church. Topics include Stress and Anger Management for Parents; and Positive Discipline. View flyer for more information. Parenting Workshop May 2011 To register, call Patricia at 604-764-1358.
The 2011 AMSSA report “Regional Consultations on Services to Newcomer & Ethno-minority Children, Youth, and Families can be found here: Newcomer_Ethnocultural_minority_children_youth_families_AMSSA_ 2011
(From BC Early Years Community Developers): TEDTalk: The Linguistic Genius of Babies Patricia Kuhl, the co-director of the Institute for Brain and Learning Sciences at the University of Washington shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another — by listening to the humans around them and “taking statistics” on the sounds they need [...]
(From CRRU): Joining the dots: A better start for Scotland’s children Report by Professor Susan Deacon for the Scottish government on how to “renew the national effort on children’s early years”.
(From CRRU): Through their lens: An inquiry into non-parental education and care of infants and toddlers Report from New Zealand’s Children’s Commissioner attempts to look at policies affecting the care and education of under-2s from the perspective of what is in children’s interests.
(From CRRU): Save the Children’s twelfth annual Mothers’ Index compares the well-being of mothers and children in 164 countries. Canada ranks 20th of 43 developed countries. http://www.savethechildren.org/atf/cf/%7B9def2ebe-10ae-432c-9bd0-df91d2eba74a%7D/SOWM2011_FULL_REPORT.PDF