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The Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development – now also on YouTube!

Published February 11, 2015
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The Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development covers topics related to the development of the child, from conception to the age of five, and presents the most up-to-date scientific knowledge. Next… Read more

BvLF in the media: The case for paternity leave

Published February 10, 2015
BvLF In The Media: The Case For Paternity Leave

If you were a prospective father 20 years ago, getting paternity leave was almost universally a tricky business, no matter where you lived or worked. These days, the situation is… Read more

Peru: the 'Infobarómetro de la Primera Infancia' now shows data on young children per region

Published February 4, 2015
Peru: The ‘Infobarómetro De La Primera Infancia’ Now Shows Data On Young Children Per Region

The Infobarómetro de la Primera Infancia (a tool to access data on the situation of young children in Peru, created by Salgalú with the support of the Bernard van Leer… Read more

Brazil - New platform on Early Childhood launched

Published January 29, 2015
Radar da Primeira Infância (Radar of Early Childhood)

The website Radar da Primeira Infância (Radar of Early Childhood) is a Brazilian platform offering qualified knowledge and updated information all related to Early Childhood. On a daily basis the… Read more

Documentary on the effects of violence on Brazilian children

Published January 22, 2015

Last Sunday the largest Brazilian television channel GLOBO broadcasted a documentary on the effects of violence on Brazilian children. In particular, the results of a research study carried out in… Read more

NDTV Prime episode on 'Small children, big cities'

Published January 19, 2015
NDTV Prime Episode On ‘Small Children, Big Cities’

Watch this episode of NDTV Prime about the conference ‘Small children, big cities’ organised by the Bernard van Leer Foundation and the National Institute of Urban Affairs. It discusses the… Read more

Investing in young children for high returns - read the new World Bank report

Published January 14, 2015
World Bank report: Stepping Up Early Childhood Development: Investing in Young Children for High Returns

Early Childhood Development (ECD) interventions are essential for a child’s growth and development. But even though investments in ECD projects as well as in analytical and capacity building work related… Read more

Michael Feigelson appointed Executive Director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation

Published January 11, 2015
Michael Feigelson Executive Director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation

On behalf of the Board of Trustees it is with great pleasure that - following a global search - I can announce that Michael Feigelson has been appointed as Executive… Read more