Early Childhood Matters 2018: new edition now available

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Pilot for Syrian refugees wins US$100m grant

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Home visiting services scale up in Brazil

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Data mapping informs home visits in Istanbul

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Digitaf shows how Tel Aviv is prioritising young children

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The children’s priority zone debuts in Bogotá

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Dart course for journalists spearheads media outreach

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Scaling up mother tongue-based preschool in Odisha

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Advocating Paid Leave for New Dads

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News & Blogs

'Promising Start' action programme invests in the first 1000 days in The Netherlands

Published September 12, 2018

Every child deserves the best possible start of his or her life and an optimal chance of a good future. The first 1000 days are crucial for a good start. Read more

Urban95 partnership launches in Boa Vista, Brazil

Published August 30, 2018

Teresa Surita, the mayor of Boa Vista, has publicly launched our Urban95 partnership in the city. You can read more about the event in the media outlets Globo and Roraima… Read more

ISSA publishes new study on urban spaces to support parents

Published August 29, 2018

“Comparative Global Study of Urban Spaces to Support Parents” is a new report by the International Step by Step Association (ISSA), commissioned and funded by BvLF to inform our Urban95… Read more

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a Representative for Brazil (closed)

Published August 23, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Representative for Brazil who serves as the Foundation’s primary point of contact in the country for partnership development and advocacy by consistently expanding… Read more

Journalists: apply for three-day course on children and the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Amman, Jordan

Published August 15, 2018

Are you a journalist interested in learning more about the consequences of the refugee crisis for young children’s brain development, emotional and cognitive growth, academic potential, and economic trajectory, as… Read more

CityLab kicks off series of articles on raising families in the city

Published August 9, 2018

Over the coming year BvLF is funding the Atlantic Group’s CityLab, one of the world’s leading media outlets covering urban issues, to produce an in-depth series of 10 articles under… Read more