Making early childhood a priority in Quebec
Québec’s wee ones are not just the future of our society, they’re also its present.~ Grandsemain.com
For over 60 years, November 20 has been the Universal Children’s Day. The Early Childhood Week is a celebration of the Universal Children’s Day. It is an opportunity to communicate and establish à dialogue on the well-being and development of babies, to highlight local, regional and national initiatives that support early childhood and to mobilize our society as a whole.
About Early Childhood Week
Early Childhood Week aims to give a voice to the 530,000 children aged 0 to 5 in Quebec in order to make early childhood development a true social priority.
Build a Quebec that provides every child, from before birth onward, with the means to realize their full potential.
- Provide information about health and well-being in early childhood.
- Raise awareness at every level of society about the benefits and outcomes of taking collective action in the early years of a child’s life.
- Engage people at every level of society and emphasize the importance of early intervention.
- Shine the spotlight on achievements by various stakeholders in nurturing the development of babies and toddlers.