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

BvLF Executive Director moderates UN General Assembly event

Published September 20, 2017

The agenda for this week's UN General Assembly includes a side-meeting on Friday 22 September: Children’s right to participation and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Co-hosted by the Governments… Read more

Results of study on fatherhood launched in Turkey

Published August 17, 2017

More than nine in ten fathers in Turkey think that child care is primarily the mother’s responsibility, according to new research funded by the Bernard van Leer Foundation and carried… Read more

Urban95 Challenge: Winning ideas to improve cities for young children – and for everyone else

Published August 2, 2017

If you could see the city from an elevation of 95 centimetres – the average height of a healthy 3-year-old child – what would you do differently? Finding answers to… Read more

Israel's Knesset approves bill to create national early childhood council

Published August 1, 2017

Israel's Knesset last week approved a bill to create a new national council for early childhood. Housed in the Ministry of Education, the 20-strong council will also have members from… Read more

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