Read the selected insights, thoughts and experiences of our staff and partners.
We are travelling in a small train on the final part of our journey from Amsterdam to Switzerland. Our suitcases are packed in a carriage at the front. We go… Read more
Last month, with support from the Bernard van Leer Foundation, seven children from the slums of Odisha, India, attended the Children as Actors for Transforming Society (CATS) conference in Caux,… Read more
In 2007, The Lancet medical journal published an article stating that more than 200 million children under five fail to reach their potential in cognitive development because of poverty, poor… Read more
As someone who has pored over the literature on early childhood development for the last few years, I like to think I have a general grasp of the topic. However,… Read more
At the beginning of this month I travelled with representatives from the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PFSU) to an economic summit in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It was held by Ready Nation/America’s… Read more
The countdown for the Education for All goals is now less than two years away. Goal 1 is focused on expanding and improving comprehensive early childhood care and education, especially… Read more
In New York in July 2013, the second meeting of The Transatlantic Forum on Inclusive Early Years discussed workforce preparation and curriculum innovations. Through the Forum, foundations from Europe exchange… Read more