Showing page 1 of 23: 1 to 10 of 222 publications.

[1] 2 3 4 ... 23 Next 10 items »

Un buen inicio: avances en el desarrollo de la primera infancia

Publication date: 07/2015
Author: Various
Series: Espacio para la Infancia No 43

En una edición especial, con motivo del 50 aniversario de la primera subvención de la Fundación Bernard van Leer en primera infancia, Espacio para la Infancia analiza el estado actual del ámbito del desarrollo infantil. A través de sus páginas, se reflexiona sobre lo que sabemos y sobre las prioridades para el futuro. Contando con la colaboración especial de Joan Lombardi como editora invitada, recoge la visión de expertos en una amplia gama de temas, incluyendo neurociencia , la nutrición, las visitas domiciliarias, el apoyo a los padres, la educación inicial, la paternidad, las situaciones de emergencia, los niños con discapacidades, la medición y el liderazgo.

Un buen inicio: avances en el desarrollo de la primera infancia
Add to basket  Download (3.90 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

A good start: advances in early childhood development

Publication date: 07/2015
Author: Various
Series: Early Childhood Matters No 124

A special issue to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bernard van Leer Foundation's first grant in early childhood, this edition of Early Childhood Matters surveys the state of the early childhood field, reflecting on what we know and what are the priorities for the future. Guest-edited by Joan Lombardi, it includes contributions from experts on a range of subjects including brain science, nutrition, home visiting, parent support, pre-primary, fatherhood, emergency contexts, children with disabilities, measurement and leadership.

A good start: advances in early childhood development
Add to basket  Download (5.05 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

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

Publication date: 04/2015
Author: International Step by Step Association
Series: Reports No 5

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 essential. Across the global early childhood community, there is consensus that quality is both immensely important and unfortunately, not adequately ensured. Reflecting the broad support for attention to quality, ISSA, UNICEF, UNESCO and the Bernard van Leer Foundation, in partnership with the World Bank and the Brookings Institution, joined forces to call attention to the importance of measuring and improving quality in early childhood environments.

The International Consultation brought together early childhood experts and stakeholders representing different regions of the world, who have experience in the measurement and improvement of quality of early years services. The meeting aimed to identify points of consensus in measuring quality and future directions for increasing the strength, innovation and cultural applicability of quality measurement.

Counting on Quality: Measuring and Improving Quality in Early Childhood Environments
No printed copies available  Download (0.57 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

Small Children, Big Cities: Impact through design intervention

Publication date: 04/2015
Author: Bernard van Leer Foundation & National Institute of Urban Affairs
Series: Reports No 4

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. During this conference - organised by the Bernard van Leer Foundation with support from the National Institute of Urban Affairs and the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India - the participants discussed issues concerning urban infrastructure and services, such as housing, water and sanitation, and early childhood services, as well as issues regarding the quality of recreational spaces for children, and the transportation and mobility needs of children in cities. In this report you find the highlights of the discussions, as well as the outcomes of the conference articulated as key recommendations and suggested guidelines.

Small Children, Big Cities: Impact through design intervention
No printed copies available  Download (1.89 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

Annual Report 2014

Publication date: 03/2015
Author: Bernard van Leer Foundation
Series: Corporate Publications No 214

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 made over the last year towards the three strategic goals and in the eight focus countries identified by the plan. The annual report features a foreword by the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Robert Swaak, a report by the Foundation's new Executive Director, Michael Feigelson, and an executive summary in Spanish.

Annual Report 2014
Add to basket  Download (5.43 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

Niños pequeños, ciudades grandes

Publication date: 12/2014
Author: Varios
Series: Espacio para la Infancia No 42

Con el actual fenómeno de urbanización en el mundo, cada vez más niños viven en grandes ciudades. Esta edición de Espacio para la Infancia presenta artículos desde la India hasta los Países Bajos y Estados Unidos, con el fin de explorar las temáticas que van desde el diseño de parques infantiles hasta los efectos del ruido y el hacinamiento, la “paternidad pública”, y algunas formas de involucrar a los niños en las decisiones sobre planificación urbana.

Niños pequeños, ciudades grandes
Add to basket  Download (4.31 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

Gemeenten en de aanpak van kindermishandeling vanaf 2015

Publication date: 12/2014
Author: De ArgumentenFabriek
Series: Reports No 3

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 abuse. Around 118,000 children fall victim to child abuse in the Netherlands every year, and the effectiveness of municipal policies and professional care have a huge impact on their lives and future.

Together with 20 experts from youth care, the police and municipalities, the Bernard van Leer Foundation has developed this publication to set out who does what from 2015, the three biggest changes for municipalities and bottlenecks around the prevention of child abuse. It explains why prevention of child abuse should not be seen as a linear process (from prevention to after care) but as a cycle (signal, discuss, research, decide and act).

Gemeenten en de aanpak van kindermishandeling vanaf 2015
No printed copies available  Download (0.35 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

Small children, big cities

Publication date: 11/2014
Author: Various
Series: Early Childhood Matters No 123

With the world rapidly urbanising, more and more childhoods are being lived in big cities. This edition of Early Childhood Matters brings together articles from India to the Netherlands and the United States, exploring issues ranging from playground design to the effects of noise and crowding, "public parenting" as the middle classes reclaim urban spaces, and ways to get children's voices heard in urban design decisions.

Small children, big cities
Add to basket  Download (1.79 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

In goede handen? Keuzen van migrantenouders rond voorschoolse educatie

Publication date: 11/2014
Author: Verwey-Jonker Instituut
Series: Research Reports No 21

(NB: In Dutch) This research provides insight into the reasons why some families do not send their toddlers to VVE (early learning services) in the Netherlands, and suggests steps that need to be taken. Commissioned by the Bernard van Leer Foundation and FORUM, the Verwey-Jonker Institute carried out qualitative research among 40 hard-to-reach families. Among the reasons given by mothers interviewed are that they do not know what different services can offer, they do not feel the need to use these services as they are not working, and they believe young children are better off spending time with their mothers than at a facility. A guide to the findings can be downloaded here.

In goede handen? Keuzen van migrantenouders rond voorschoolse educatie
No printed copies available  Download (0.74 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details

XTR: Jong geleerd

Publication date: 09/2014
Author: Various
Series: Reports No 2

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 initiative of the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Scientific research proves that investing in the development of young children is of great importance; for individuals, but also for our economy and society. However, the attention for the importance and impact of early learning is still very limited in the Netherlands. We hope that this supplement can be of influence in changing this. Sharing knowledge on this topic and increasing opportunities for young children is one of the key objectives of the Bernard van Leer Foundation.

 

XTR: Jong geleerd
No printed copies available  Download (9.07 MB) PDF
E-mailE-mail to friend  View/Post Comments (0)
read on issuu Read online
Show detailsShow details
[1] 2 3 4 ... 23 Next 10 items »
Shopping Basket
© 2015 Bernard van Leer Foundation | Sitemap | Disclaimer | Privacy & Cookies | Contact us | Vacancies