Editors Note: The below map outlines the current Outdoor Play Stakeholders in Nova Scotia who are committed to achieving the shared goal of advancing outdoor play and early childhood education across Canada.
iii. Lawson Foundation (2019). Advancing outdoor play and early childhood education: A discussion paper.
iv. Lawson Foundation. (2019). Draft outdoor play strategy 2.0: Building adult capacity to impact outdoor play in licensed child care programs.
v. Province of Nova Scotia. (2018). Let’s get moving Nova Scotia: An action plan for increasing physical activity in Nova Scotia. Retrieved from https://novascotia.ca/letsgetmoving/docs/letsgetmoving-en.pdf
vi. Province of Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. (2018). Capable, confident, and curious: Nova Scotia’s early learning curriculum framework. Retrieved from https://www.ednet.ns.ca/docs/nselcurriculumframework.pdf
vii. Province of Nova Scotia. (2018). Province pilots before and after program for pre-primary children. Retrieved from https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20181108005
x. Lawson Foundation. (2019). Draft outdoor play strategy 2.0: Building adult capacity to impact outdoor play in licensed child care programs. Draft theory of change (p. 3).
xi. This initiative will be led by Dalhousie University and may include collaboration from partner postsecondary institutions, including Mount Saint Vincent University, Acadia University, Cape Breton University, Jane Norman College, Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education, Nova Scotia Community College, and Western Norway University.