Harvard executive programme on scaling early childhood programmes

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Advocating Paid Leave for New Dads

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Engaging Kids to Make São Paulo's Streets Safer

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Children are sanitation ambassadors in India

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Improving parenting at scale through existing health workers

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India's first smart and child friendly city

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Building Africa's first national pre-school system in Kenya

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News & Blogs

FT's Simon Kuper writes on child-friendly cities

Published May 16, 2017

Financial Times columnist Simon Kuper has written about ideas to make cities more child-friendly, after sitting in on a BvLF-convened brainstorming session in Amsterdam. Read his column here. Read more

Join the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative Webinar

Published May 1, 2017

ISSA and R4D, in partnership with ICDI, are glad to announce a new webinar in the framework of the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative: Early childhood practitioners as advocates and activists. Read more

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a new India Representative

Published April 26, 2017

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a new Representative for India, to be the main point of contact for all partners in the country. Using the Foundation’s expertise, network… Read more

Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report 2016 now available

Published April 6, 2017

For a comprehensive overview of our activities in 2016, including deep-dives into selected aspects of our work, download our latest annual report. As in previous years, the Annual Report 2016… Read more

Istanbul95 launches with new mapping initiative

Published April 4, 2017

The Bernard van Leer Foundation launched its Istanbul95 programme with a presentation hosted by the Marmara Municipalities Union of a new mapping exercise on young children in the city –… Read more

Dart’s early childhood course for journalists: resources and blog post

Published March 30, 2017

Earlier this month, Columbia University's Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma held a course on early childhood for journalists. You can read a blog about the course by the Foundation's… Read more