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Transition to school

The transition from home or childcare service to school is an important event for a child. A successful transition to school has a positive influence on children's development and their future academic success. It is also conducive to other transitions going smoothly. The family, child care service, school and the community can take concrete actions to facilitate the transition to school and ensure the continuity of young children's educational experience. Some of these actions occur shortly before or after starting school, but others span over a longer period. In a sense, all experiences that positively contribute to young children's global development helps them have a successful school transition. In addition, children who benefit from optimal development before and in kindergarten have better chances of enjoying what the school has to offer and having a successful academic journey.

This section presents documents relating to school transition and childhood development from the moment of starting school.

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Last modified date :
December 16, 2016