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The latest news about the Bernard van Leer Foundation, our partners and the issues we work on.

Leaders from Latin America: apply for Early Childhood Leadership Programme at Harvard Kennedy School

Published March 14, 2019
Leaders from Latin America: apply for Early Childhood Leadership Course at Harvard Kennedy School

Leaders from Latin America are invited to apply for the tenth iteration of the Early Childhood Leadership Course at Harvard Kennedy School. The programme is designed for public policy makers,… Read more

Make the most of data? Introducing the BvLF data readiness tool

Published February 25, 2019
Get ready for data! - A tool to guide data use to serve babies, toddlers and the people who care for them

For organisations working in urban and early childhood development, data is a vital tool to inform planning, monitor progress, increase accountability, and strengthen the voice of children in decisions that… Read more

BvLF partners with Arup on Urban95 guide and VR experience

Published February 19, 2019
BvLF partners with Arup on Urban95 guide and VR experience

On Monday 11 February, Arup and the Bernard van Leer Foundation formally launched a partnership on two new initiatives related to our Urban95 work: a guide to better enable designers,… Read more

New campaign helps Israeli parents and children create “Magic Moments”

Published February 12, 2019
New campaign helps Israeli parents and children create “Magic Moments” - Bernard van Leer Foundation

Together with Hop! Media Group in Israel, the Bernard van Leer Foundation is proud to launch "Magic Moments", a national campaign offering parents simple tools to transform routine time spent… Read more

Videos show how three-year-olds experience Dakar

Published February 5, 2019
Walking with Amadou - Urban95

A new video follows a three-year-old girl as she makes her way to the market in Dakar with her mother. It is the first in a series of ten videos… Read more

Cities invited to apply for "Streets for Kids" training and funds

Published February 1, 2019
Global Designing Cities Initiative - Urban95

Applications are now open for cities to join the Streets for Kids programme, part of NACTO’s Global Designing Cities Initiative. Twelve global cities will be selected to receive either technical… Read more

Job Vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a Senior Lead, Advocacy & Communications (closed)

Published January 29, 2019

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Senior Lead, Advocacy & Communications who will work closely with the Knowledge for Policy Director and the rest of the Management Team. More… Read more

Job Vacancy: BvLF is recruiting an Executive Assistant (closed)

Published January 29, 2019

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting an Executive Assistant. More information on the vacancy and how to apply can be found here. Read more

Urban95-inspired masters programme to launch in Turkey

Published January 28, 2019
Urban95-inspired masters programme to launch in Turkey - Bernard van Leer Foundation

Kadir Has University in Istanbul will launch a new Masters Programme in City and Children Studies in spring 2019, funded by the Foundation and informed by our Urban95 work in… Read more

Lima launches Urban95 course for public officials

Published January 14, 2019
Lima launches Urban95 course for public officials - Bernard van Leer Foundation

The Municipality of Lima has set up a training programme in creating friendly, stimulating and safe public spaces, in collaboration with the Foundation’s Urban95 programme. Aimed at public officials of… Read more