Financial Times special report on early childhood development

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Nurturing care: the role of the education sector

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BvLF partners awarded $100m for work with refugee children and families

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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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News & Blogs

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting an Events and Administration Officer

Published February 15, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is seeking an Events and Administration Officer with strong organising and planning skills. In this role, you execute planning, logistics and implementation of events and… Read more

Supporting parents to keep their children’s weight healthy: An interview with Linda Leijdekker

Published February 15, 2018

Late in 2017, we gathered experts from 17 countries in Amsterdam to explore best practices in coaching parents on child development, part of our Parents+ programme, which bundles parent support… Read more

Oasis Game in Brazil sheds light on children’s vulnerable situation

Published February 14, 2018

“We want to take care of the toy library, we need adults to trust us, everywhere we go there is an adult talking about what we need to do. To… Read more

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a new Programme Administrator

Published February 13, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Programme Administrator who is well organised and has a strong ability to manage stress. In this role, you provide administrative support to the… Read more

Official launch Istanbul95

Published February 8, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Urban95 programme has launched in Istanbul, working initially with the municipalities of Beyoğlu, Maltepe, Sarıyer and Sultanbeyli on initiatives including home visiting and improving the… Read more

Growing up in the city: Putting children first creates cities for all

Published February 5, 2018

A child-friendly city is a city for everyone, young and old. This is because a place that works for children needs to be walkable, safe, green, and rich in opportunities… Read more