Publications

Het heeft invloed op alles (Dutch)

Cover Book Het heeft invloed op alles

De jongeren in dit boek delen met u hun jeugdervaringen met kindermishandeling en huiselijk geweld en de gevolgen die ze daar nog steeds van ondervinden. Burgemeesters, wethouders en professionals reageren … Read More

A good start: advances in early childhood development

Publication ECM124 A Good Start: advances in early childhood development

A special issue to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bernard van Leer Foundation's first grant in early childhood, this edition of ECM surveys the state of the early childhood … Read More

Counting on Quality: Measuring and Improving Quality in Early Childhood Environments

Publication Report Counting on Quality: Measuring and Improving Quality in Early Childhood Environments

This is a report on the International Consultation convened in Leiden, the Netherlands, in September 2014. To protect children’s rights and promote their development, quality in early childhood settings is … Read More

Small Children, Big Cities: Impact through design intervention

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This is a report on the national conference ‘Small Children, Big Cities: Building Smart Child-Friendly Cities for 21st-century India’, held on 28 and 29 November 2014 in New Delhi, India. Read More

Annual Report 2014

Publication Annual Report 2014

As the Bernard van Leer Foundation approaches the halfway point of its ten-year strategic plan, the Annual Report for 2014 shares facts, figures, lessons learned and stories detailing the progress … Read More

Municipalities and the approach to child abuse after 2015

Cover_R3_Gemeenten en de aanpak van kindermishandeling

From January 2015, youth care in the Netherlands will become the responsibility of municipalities - including prevention of violence against children and care of children who have suffered from child … Read More

Small children, big cities

Publication ECM123 Small Children, Big Cities

With the world rapidly urbanising, more and more childhoods are being lived in big cities. This ECM explores issues ranging from playground design, "public parenting", and children's voices in urban … Read More

XTR: Jong geleerd

Publication R2 XTR: Jong Geleerd bijlage NRC

This is the publication ‘Jong geleerd’ (taught early), a 20-page supplement of the Dutch newspaper NRC weekend, about the importance of investing in the early years. The supplement is an … Read More

Responsive parenting: a strategy to prevent violence

Publication ECM122 Responsive Parenting: a strategy to prevent violence

This edition of Early Childhood Matters addresses responsive parenting and its potential to reduce the incidence of violence against young children. Read More

Children of seasonal migrant workers

Publication ECM121 Children of seasonal migrant workers

This issue of Early Childhood Matters focuses on an almost invisible population - people who migrate seasonally in search of work, and their children. Often they live in poor quality … Read More