Read the selected insights, thoughts and experiences of our staff and partners.
There is ample evidence that the key to quality in early childhood programs are the interactions between children and the important adults in their lives, including the teachers and other… Read more
I am a businessman and member of Peru 2021, a non-profit civil association led by socially committed entrepreneurs to promote corporate social responsibility. A growing number of businesses in Peru… Read more
When we at FMCSV (Maria Cecília Souto Vidigal Foundation) and partners began our early childhood development initiative Núcleo Ciência Pela Infância (Center for Science of Early Childhood) in 2011, we… Read more
There has been substantial progress in universal primary education since the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were established in 2000. Globally, the numbers of children entering primary school are increasing. At… Read more
Research on early development and recognition of the roots of inequality grew during the 1950s and early 1960s. In 1966, The Bernard van Leer Foundation funded its first major project… Read more
Coordinating investments is a challenge all funders face. How do we avoid duplicating investments in some areas while other areas are overlooked and underfunded? How do we identify potential synergies… Read more
Children’s perceptions of violence are an essential input when it comes to designing, implementing and monitoring prevention policies and programmes. However, their views and experiences are rarely collected systematically, especially… Read more