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

Dart’s early childhood course for journalists: resources and blog post

Published March 30, 2017

Earlier this month, Columbia University's Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma held a course on early childhood for journalists. You can read a blog about the course by the Foundation's… Read more

'Our voice, our strength’

Published March 23, 2017

An estimated 120,000 children in the Netherlands are victims of child abuse each year. Kim van Laar, born and raised in Amsterdam, was among those abused while growing up. She… Read more

Salzburg Global Seminar discusses "The Child in the City"

Published March 16, 2017

From March 18 to 22, the Salzburg Global Seminar will hold a session on "The Child in the City: Health, Parks and Play". Daniella Ben-Attar, the Bernard van Leer Foundation's… Read more

Vacancy: Communications Assistant (closed)

Published March 13, 2017

We are seeking a Communications Assistant who is creative and has a strong ability to structure activities. In this role, you provide support to all communications activities of our team. Read more

Vacancy: Research Assistant, Urban95 and Building Blocks (closed)

Published March 13, 2017

We are seeking a Research Assistant who has an excellent academic record and strong analytical skills. In this role, you collect data by means of a.o. desk research and interviews… Read more

Vacancy: Research Assistant, Parents+ and Building Blocks (closed)

Published March 13, 2017

We are seeking a Research Assistant who has an excellent academic record and strong analytical skills. In this role, you collect data by means of a.o. desk research and interviews… Read more

Job vacancy: Assistant to the Executive Director (closed)

Published February 27, 2017

Are you a structured, client-oriented person with strong social values? Do you like variety in your daily work? Do you want to help make sure all children get a fair… Read more

Urban95 partnership forged with municipality of Tel Aviv

Published February 27, 2017

Young children will become a cross-cutting strategic priority for the city of Tel Aviv, following the finalisation of a partnership between the municipal government and the Bernard van Leer Foundation,… Read more

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