HIGH FIVE – A national quality standard for children’s programs
HIGH FIVE is Canada’s only comprehensive quality standard for children’s programs and holds true to the following five Principles of healthy child development that research indicates are essential for quality programs: A Caring Adult, Friends, Play, Mastery and Participation.
HIGH FIVE’s unique and proprietary approach is built on a Quality Framework, consisting of: Training and Development for staff; Program Assessments using the scientifically-validated QUEST 2 Tool; Establishing Policies and Procedures to manage risk; and Creating Awareness of high quality programs for kids.
HIGH FIVE provides an evidence-based approach to quality experiences for kids, empowering them to excel in life.
For more information please visit www.HIGHFIVE.org or contact the HIGH FIVE Ontario Office at [email protected] or 416.426.7286.