Final Report

Final ECMap report available

ECMap’s final report —How are our young children doing? Final report of the Early Child Development Mapping Project (ECMap) — shows that many young children in Alberta are falling below the Canadian norm in their development and that wide disparities exist in development results among communities.

The report also indicates a strong interrelationship between socio-economic status and early development results.

Download the report and its recommendations.

Contact information

ECMap's LiveAtlas, materials and resources and other information can still be accessed at our website The website will not be updated, however.

The Early Child Development Mapping Project (ECMap) was part of the Early Child Development Mapping Initiative, funded by Alberta Education. ECMap was led by the Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth and Families (CUP) at the Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta.

For further information about the ECD Mapping Initiative, Early Development Instrument (EDI) and community coalitions, please contact:

Sandra Shepitka-Boyle, Senior Education Manager
Learner Services Branch, 8th Floor, 44 Capital Boulevard
10044 - 108 Street, Edmonton AB T5J 5E6
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Tel: 780-427-4159
Fax: 780-643-1188