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Child development officer

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In Tel Aviv the city is working on early childhood initiatives cutting across childcare, parks, recreation and transportation.


The city has put in place a child development officer that coordinates a joint work plan for early childhood development across the departments. The joint work includes a steering committee with senior leadership from each department helping to remove any roadblocks along the way.

Location Tel Aviv, Israel

Organisation Municipality of Tel Aviv Government

Partner organisations Bernard van Leer Foundation Scale of catchment City

Built environment component Public Policy

Beneficiary Children all ages, Caregivers

Links/Sources:

https://bernardvanleer.org/publications-reports/an-urban95-starter-kit-ideas-for-action/

https://bernardvanleer.org/ecm-article/2018/it-takes-a-city-making-early-childhood-a-strategic-priority-in-tel-aviv/

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