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

Seminars underway on early childhood and inequality in Israel

Published October 20, 2020

The ten seminars will allow professionals from different fields to exchange knowledge, experiences and ideas for new collaborations. Read more

Bringing in new perspectives for the early years

Published September 22, 2020

Andrea Torres and Ankita Chachra, two professionals with global experience and ebullient energy for the importance of the early years have joined the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s management team. In… Read more

Hiring: We're seeking an Impact and Financial Analyst (CLOSED)

Published September 17, 2020

We are looking for an Impact and Financial Analyst: someone with brilliant analytical, financial and project management skills, who also has lots of curiosity and energy to join our team… Read more

New report looks at the state of the young child in India

Published September 11, 2020

India’s Vice-President, M Venkaiah Naidu, has officially launched a major new report into child development in India published with BvLF support. “We need to understand the crucial importance of this… Read more

How streets are becoming a meeting place for Early Childhood in Pucusana, Lima

Published September 3, 2020

One of the initiatives promoted by Lima, PUCU, in the municipal district of Pucusana, encourages diverse forms of recreation for young children and their caregivers in public spaces. Pucusana's children… Read more

Taub Center publishes international comparison of early childhood in Israel

Published September 3, 2020

The Taub Center has published the first in a series of studies on early childhood development and inequality in Israel, as part of an initiative supported by the Bernard van… Read more

Hiring: Two open positions in our Israel team (CLOSED)

Published August 20, 2020

We have two open positions to join our Israel team supporting our in-country work on giving all children a good start in life. Find more details on how to apply… Read more

Launched Today: Designing Streets for Kids

Published August 6, 2020

Designing Streets for Kids, which provides practical solutions and inspiration for designing streets that meet the the needs of babies, children, and their caregivers, is officially launched and available for download… Read more

Caregiver’s mental health impacts early childhood development - new papers to increase knowledge

Published August 3, 2020

Around the world levels of pre- and postpartum mental health care are insufficient, especially in crisis contexts. The Bernard van Leer Foundation has partnered with United for Global Mental Health… Read more

Working paper and videos explore the impacts of Covid-19 on children in Brazil

Published July 27, 2020

The impacts of Covid-19 on child development are explored in five videos and a Working Paper (in Portuguese) produced by Núcleo Ciência Pela Infância (NCPI), a partner of the Bernard… Read more