Moving Forwards by Reflecting Back: Early Childhood Matters 2017

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A strategic partnership for families in Tel Aviv

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Home visiting services scale up in the Amazon basin

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Scaling up mother tongue-based preschool in Odisha

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The Beginning of Life documentary

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India's first smart and child friendly city

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News & Blogs

How to support the home visiting workforce at scale? A case study from Peru

Published July 11, 2017

Home visitors can have long-term impacts on a young child’s development – but it is challenging to deliver quality services at scale. To learn lessons, the Bernard van Leer Foundation… Read more

Job vacancy: Coalition coordinator (London-based)

Published July 3, 2017

A coalition of foundations is coming together to support young children and families affected by the crisis in Syria, and beyond. The coalition is looking for a coordinator who has… Read more

Empowering the last mile workers - Scaling up early learning programme through workforce development

Published July 3, 2017

Seven thousand people to be trained in three months? Are you crazy? This is what I was told by Professor Mukti Kanta Mishra, President of Centurion University of Technology and… Read more

Moving Forwards by Reflecting Back: Early Childhood Matters 2017

Published June 26, 2017

With the publication of Early Childhood Matters this week, we once again shine a spotlight on the earliest years of life. We look back at advances made for young children… Read more

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