The latest news about the Bernard van Leer Foundation, our partners and the issues we work on.
The Beginning of Life documents the lives of young children and their families across the world to help shine a light on the significance of the early years, and how… Read more
A new report by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group comprehensively explores the strength of links between early childhood interventions and outcomes in later life, looking at 55 impact evaluations… Read more
Renske Keizer (32, mother of three) will this week officially become the first Professor on Fatherhood in the world. Coming Friday she will formally inaugurate her Chair on Fatherhood at… Read more
The Bernard van Leer Foundation's Senior Advisor, Joan Lombardi, has won the 2016 Blanche F. Ittleson Award from the American Orthopsychiatric Association. The award recognises outstanding achievement in delivering children’s… Read more
Now available to download in pdf, The State of Young Children in Israel 2015 is a new report commissioned by the Bernard van Leer Foundation and prepared by the Israel… Read more
On 6 and 7 June 2016, the first Early Childhood Education Action Congress will be held in Paris, hosted by OECD. This event will bring together 450 leaders from many… Read more
The Foundation has formally partnered with the government of Odisha, one of India's 29 states, on two initiatives to improve opportunities for young children. The first Memorandum of Understanding commits… Read more