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Helping families in Lima to reclaim public spaces

Published May 22, 2019

After a recent workshop, the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Urban95 programme is making progress in sparking the transformation of public spaces across Lima, helping to reclaim them for young children… Read more

Introducing and sustaining learning landscapes in urban environments

Published May 21, 2019

Early childhood is a critical stage for healthy brain development. While good public policy and public health have important roles to play in improving outcomes, architect Itai Palti, director of… Read more

Journalists: apply now for a course in reporting the refugee crisis through children’s eyes

Published May 10, 2019

The Dart Center is now accepting applications for a journalism training workshop focused on children and the international refugee crisis. To be held September 19-22, 2019, at the Columbia University… Read more

How an international expert can inject inspiration: Patricia Kuhl visits Israel

Published May 6, 2019

It’s one thing to read about new developments in brain science and what they mean for how we should support parents. It’s something else entirely to hear insights in person… Read more

Data privacy is important to us – GDPR mailing sent

Published May 2, 2019

As you can read in our privacy statement, data privacy is a top priority for the Bernard van Leer Foundation. In accordance with new European data regulations, we have therefore… Read more

New partnership to build capacity of early years nurses in Israel

Published April 25, 2019

Earlier this month over 150 people attended a conference to launch a major new partnership in Israel that will strengthen the capacity of nurses working in Tipat Halav (maternal and… Read more