Read about the Foundation’s work in 2020

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Early Childhood Matters 2020

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Designing Streets for Kids

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An Urban95 Starter Kit - ideas for action

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Covid-19 crisis: how leaders can support babies, toddlers and the people who care for them

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Coalitions that care: New case studies on breakthrough early childhood policy achievements

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New guide for designing for Early Childhood in vulnerable urban contexts

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Annual Report 2019

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News & Blogs

Brazilian platform shares inspirations for early years action in Latin America

Published July 23, 2021

After a call for proposals earlier this year, the Brazilian Institute of Architects (IAB) has selected more than 60 inspiring ideas focused on babies, children and their caregivers from all… Read more

Pé de Infância behaviour change campaign launches in Brazil

Published July 19, 2021

In partnership with behaviour change specialists Allma Hub Criativo, Pé de Infância provides the Urban95 Network of partner cities in Brazil with a toolkit of communication materials and strategies to… Read more

New study presents ways to improve urban mobility in early years

Published July 8, 2021

In order to deeply understand the relationship between urban mobility and the main aspects that impact early childhood development and the quality of life of babies, toddlers and their caregivers,… Read more

Hiring: apply to be our Programme Coordinator the Netherlands (CLOSED)

Published June 29, 2021

We are seeking a Programme Coordinator in the Netherlands, who facilitates the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Bernard van Leer Foundation's activities and investments in the country and its… Read more

Hiring: apply to be our Lead, Learning to Scale (CLOSED)

Published June 24, 2021

To document our work and share our learnings, the Bernard van Leer Foundation is looking for a sharp, organized and a curiosity driven expert to join our team as the… Read more

Hiring: India Programme Coordinator (CLOSED)

Published June 9, 2021

We are seeking a Programme Coordinator in India, who facilitates the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Bernard van Leer Foundation's investments in the country and its impact on policies… Read more