News

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

Lima transforms 12 public spaces with more to come

Published August 9, 2021

Lima is undergoing a transformation of public space. So far the municipal government has completed work in 12 previously neglected spaces in neighbourhoods across the city, with the Foundation’s support,… Read more

Brazilian platform shares inspirations for early years action in Latin America

Published July 23, 2021
Arbo ECD platform

After a call for proposals earlier this year, the Brazilian Institute of Architects (IAB) has selected more than 60 inspiring ideas focused on babies, children and their caregivers from all… Read more

Pé de Infância behaviour change campaign launches in Brazil

Published July 19, 2021

In partnership with behaviour change specialists Allma Hub Criativo, Pé de Infância provides the Urban95 Network of partner cities in Brazil with a toolkit of communication materials and strategies to… Read more

New study presents ways to improve urban mobility in early years

Published July 8, 2021

In order to deeply understand the relationship between urban mobility and the main aspects that impact early childhood development and the quality of life of babies, toddlers and their caregivers,… Read more

Hiring: apply to be our Programme Coordinator the Netherlands (CLOSED)

Published June 29, 2021

We are seeking a Programme Coordinator in the Netherlands, who facilitates the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Bernard van Leer Foundation's activities and investments in the country and its… Read more

Hiring: apply to be our Lead, Learning to Scale (CLOSED)

Published June 24, 2021

To document our work and share our learnings, the Bernard van Leer Foundation is looking for a sharp, organized and a curiosity driven expert to join our team as the… Read more

Hiring: India Programme Coordinator (CLOSED)

Published June 9, 2021

We are seeking a Programme Coordinator in India, who facilitates the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Bernard van Leer Foundation's investments in the country and its impact on policies… Read more

Hiring: apply to be our Urban95 Officer (CLOSED)

Published June 4, 2021

We are seeking a mission driven Urban95 Officer to join our Knowledge for Policy team. Read more about the role and how you can apply. Read more

Early Childhood Matters articles translated into 13 languages

Published May 18, 2021

Members of the International Step by Step Association (ISSA) have translated selected articles from the 2020 edition of Early Childhood Matters into 13 languages spoken in countries across Europe and… Read more

New guidance for cities on cycling for babies, toddlers and caregivers

Published May 5, 2021

Cycling Cities for Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers is a new publication of BYCS, an Amsterdam-based social enterprise, and the Bernard van Leer Foundation. The 37-page paper sets out the benefits… Read more