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

Digitaf, a digital platform for parents of young children, launches in Tel Aviv

Published December 20, 2017
Digitaf, a digital platform for parents of young children, launches in Tel Aviv - Bernard van Leer Foundation

Booking an appointment with a well baby clinic, finding out about local facilities such as childcare and public events such as storytelling, getting discounts from local shops and service providers,… Read more

New playground for kids with special needs in Bhubaneswar

Published December 19, 2017
New playground for kids with special needs in Bhubaneshwar - Bernard van Leer Foundation

Indian media are reporting on plans for a new playground in Bhubaneswar, with play equipment specifically designed for children who have special needs. An initiative of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited… Read more

White paper: How dashboards can help cities improve early childhood development

Published December 19, 2017

A new white paper by the Open Data Institute and Oxford Insights, How dashboards can help cities improve early childhood development, explores how developing data dashboards can help city leaders… Read more

BvLF partner in India launches "child journalists" blog

Published December 12, 2017
Child journalists - Divya Disha - Bernard van Leer Foundation

Follow a new blog written by child journalists from slum areas of Hyderabad, India. The blog was launched with the help of BvLF partner Divya Disha, which – among other… Read more

Case study on Roma inclusion published in Italian

Published December 6, 2017
Rom empowerment e sostegno - Bernard van Leer Foundation

Now available to download: Rom: empowerment e sostegno per l’inclusione (an Italian translation of Roma empowerment and support for inclusion). It is a case study on work supported by the Bernard… Read more

Israel conference stresses need for parent support

Published December 6, 2017
Israel conference stresses need for parent support - Bernard van Leer Foundation

BvLF’s Israel representative, Daniella Ben-Attar, spoke last week at the Taub Center’s Herbert M Singer Annual Policy Conference of 2017 on educational inequality. The Taub Centre is a leading policy… Read more

New campaign encourages Rio de Janiero community to listen to young children

Published November 30, 2017

BvLF partner CIESPI has launched a new campaign with partners in Rocinha, a favela neighbourhood of Rio de Janiero. With posters, flyers and a jingle on local community radio, the… Read more

Attend the Early Childhood Observatory launch in São Paulo

Published November 29, 2017

Next week BvLF partner Rede Nossa São Paulo will launch the Observatório da Primeira Infância (OPI, Early Childhood Observatory) and Mapa da Desigualdade da Primeira Infância (Early Childhood Inequality Map),… Read more

Conference in Istanbul on women, work and childcare

Published November 29, 2017

BvLF’s Country Representative for Turkey, Yiğit Aksakoğlu, spoke on Monday at a conference in Istanbul organised by the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation and Germany’s Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung entitled “Women, Work… Read more

Conference on educational inequality in Israel

Published November 16, 2017
Conference on educational inequality in Israel - Bernard van Leer Foundation

Daniella Ben-Attar, the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Israel Representative, will participate in a conference organised by the Taub Center next Monday entitled Educational Inequality in Israel: From Cradle to University. Read more