Ensuring a Smooth Transition from Elementary to Secondary School

How can schools work together to make sure they are doing everything possible to ensure a smooth transition from elementary to secondary school? What does the research tell us about effective transition activities? The purpose of this guide is to provide people in the education and health and social services systems with information about the nature of a smooth transition, thus allowing them to analyze, improve and implement measures aimed at meeting students' needs with respect to their transition from elementary to secondary school.