Table 2

Domains and subdomains of the Early Development Instrument

Physical health and well-beingPhysical readiness for the school day
Physical independence
Gross and fine motor skills
Social competenceOverall social competence
Responsibility and respect
Approaches to learning
Readiness to explore new things
Emotional maturityProsocial and helping behaviour
Anxious and fearful behaviour
Aggressive behaviour
Hyperactivity and inattention
Language and cognitive developmentBasic literacy
Interest in literacy/numeracy and memory
Advanced literacy
Basic numeracy
Communication skills and general knowledgeCommunication skills and general knowledge