Advocating Paid Leave for New Dads

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Engaging Kids to Make São Paulo's Streets Safer

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Children are sanitation ambassadors in India

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Improving parenting at scale through existing health workers

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Harvard executive program on scaling early childhood programs

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India's first smart and child friendly city

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Building Africa's first national pre-school system in Kenya

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Journalists to gather in New York for course on early childhood

Published February 22, 2017

Next month, 45 journalists from 28 countries will attend a four-day course on "Early Childhood Experience and the Developing Brain", hosted by the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at… Read more

The Lancet on ECD: Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish summaries

Published February 9, 2017

An eight-page executive summary of The Lancet's 2016 series Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale is now available in pdf in Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. Read more

Cities4kids conference starts in New Delhi

Published February 1, 2017

On February 2 and 3 in New Delhi, the Bernard van Leer Foundation and Confederation of Indian Industry will together host Cities4Kids-Urban95, an international conference which aims to deepen understanding… Read more

Michael Feigelson participates in panel discussion at Davos

Published January 16, 2017

BvLF's Executive Director, Michael Feigelson, will participate in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 17th, on the topic "Human Development Is Economic Development: A… Read more

Happy holidays! (head office closed)

Published December 23, 2016

Please note that the Bernard van Leer Foundation office will be closed during the Holiday season. We are back in the office again on Monday January 2nd, 2017. Read more

Job vacancy: Programme Manager - Urban95

Published December 13, 2016

We are currently recruiting a Programme Manager for the Bernard van Leer Foundation's Urban95 programme based in Bhubaneshwar, India. See the job description (pdf). The deadline for applications is 25… Read more