News

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

Streets for Kids: a new initiative to improve urban design

Published April 18, 2018
Global Designing Cities Initiative - Urban95

We are supporting NACTO, an association of 60 major North American cities, to develop new technical guidance and advance street designs that create safe public spaces for kids of all… Read more

New publication outlines ten ways for cities to support families

Published April 10, 2018
Space to Grow - Gehl Institute and Gehl

A new publication by Gehl Institute and Gehl in collaboration with the Foundation’s Urban95 initiative, Space to Grow: Ten principles that support happy, healthy families in a playful, friendly city… Read more

Download the new ZERO TO THREE Journal

Published April 9, 2018
Download the new ZERO TO THREE Journal

The new edition of the ZERO TO THREE Journal features – for the first time – an international focus on infants, toddlers and families. Jointly guest-edited by the Bernard van… Read more

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a new Programme Support Officer the Netherlands (closed)

Published April 5, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Programme Support Officer who supports in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s investments in the Netherlands and its… Read more

Watch online – our webinar on the Urban95 Challenge

Published April 3, 2018
The Urban95 Challenge: what we've learned so far - March 2018

Catch up on our webinar, held on on March 28, on “The Urban95 Challenge: what we’ve learned so far”. Three winners of the Urban95 Challenge make presentations: Dana Corres from… Read more

Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report 2017 available to download

Published March 29, 2018
Cover_Annual Report 2017

The Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report 2017 is now available to download. Read about our progress on Urban95, Parents+ and Building Blocks as we approach the midway point of… Read more

Turkish media cover home visiting pilot in Istanbul

Published March 27, 2018

Read (in Turkish) about the start of Istanbul95's home visiting pilot in the municipality of Sultanbeyli. Initially reaching 120 families, the home visitors - trained last year in a curriculum… Read more

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a new Programme Support Officer India (closed)

Published March 26, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Programme Support Officer who performs logistical, coordinating, and administrative tasks and will support the Country Representative India working on programmes in India. Read more

Nurturing Care Framework for early childhood development: join the consultation

Published March 15, 2018
Nurturing Care Framework - second consultation

The second online consultation seeks feedback from stakeholders across various geographies and sectors on the document Nurturing care for early childhood development: Linking survive and thrive to transform health and… Read more

Journalists: apply for New York course on early childhood

Published March 12, 2018

Are you a journalist interested in learning more about the science of early childhood, the impact of trauma on developing minds and the policies that promote resilience and growth in… Read more