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

Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge launched in India

Published November 19, 2020
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Open to over 100 cities, the Challenge aims to build on and scale up the experiences of pioneering global and Indian cities that have incorporated an early childhood lens in… Read more

Hiring: We're seeking a Financial & Accounting Officer (CLOSED)

Published November 10, 2020

We are looking for a Financial & Accounting Officer, responsible for all financial, project, and salary administration. Read more

Online now: Early Childhood Matters 2020

Published November 5, 2020

We are proud to present the 2020 edition of Early Childhood Matters, which explores how leaders and service providers have adapted to the unprecedented restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read more

Urban95 pocket park inaugurated in Recife

Published November 4, 2020

The city of Recife inaugurated the Arari Ferreira pocket park on October 12 – National Children’s Day in Brazil. As shown in the photographs, the revamped square offers families with… Read more

Hiring: Project Manager for Addis Ababa ECD project

Published November 2, 2020

At the request of the project partners, the Bernard van Leer Foundation seeks to recruit a Project Manager (PM) to support the Addis Ababa City Administration in managing the implementation… Read more

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