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

Hiring: Programme Coordinator India

Published November 10, 2022

We are looking for a Programme Coordinator India who is organised, able to solve challenges proactively and willing to collaborate with colleagues and partners to achieve the India-specific and global… Read more

Hiring: Executive Assistant to Chief Programme Officer

Published November 10, 2022

We are hiring an Executive Assistant to support the Chief Programme Officer working in the Hague, to successfully implement the Foundation’s new programmatic strategy. Read more

Hiring: Senior Officer People & Culture

Published November 3, 2022

We are looking for a caring and people-oriented professional to join our People & Culture team who will be responsible for planning and coordinating activities to maximise the strategic use… Read more

Hiring: Programme Coordinator - Global Displacement Portfolio

Published October 18, 2022

We are looking for a solutions-oriented professional to join our team working on early childhood development in humanitarian contexts. Read more

Cities in Brazil celebrate Early Years Month

Published September 15, 2022

Last month was Early Years Month in Brazil. Out of the 24 cities that belong to Brazil’s Urban95 network, 21 participated in various activities. Building on the success of last… Read more

Parenting book launched in Jordan

Published September 8, 2022

Last month saw the launch of a new book on parenting in Jordan, supported by the Bernard van Leer Foundation along with The Kyan Project. The book, titled “Parenting –… Read more

India launches new parent-coaching campaign and app

Published August 29, 2022

Paalan 1000 is a new programme recently launched in India by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, with support from the Bernard van Leer Foundation. It aims to raise awareness… Read more

Hiring: Communications and Knowledge Uptake Officer (CLOSED)

Published August 29, 2022

We have an opening for a creative communications professional who will be responsible for coordinating and managing projects related to the outreach and engagement of the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Read more

New protective spaces provide safe refuge for migrant children and families in Colombia

Published August 16, 2022

Physical spaces offering safety and protection for migrant and refugee children in Colombia are planned for the cities of Bogotá, Barranquilla and Soledad, Atlántico, with one already created in Valledupar. Read more

Encouraging Arab families in Jaffa to read with their toddlers

Published August 15, 2022

An evaluation of the Jaffa Reads initiative, supported by the Bernard van Leer Foundation's Urban95 programme in Tel Aviv-Yafo, shows that it has been effective in encouraging Arab families to… Read more