Klaus J. Jacobs Awards Brochure 2018

In honor of its founder, the entrepreneur Klaus J. Jacobs, who passed away in 2008, the Jacobs Foundation has awarded two annual prizes since 2009. For the 10th edition of the Klaus J. Jacobs Awards, the Jacobs Foundation bestowed 10 awards to social innovators and change makers in the field of child and youth development. What the ten awardees have in common is their wish for social change and their restless personal social engagement. They are beyond talking – they act.

Human Brain Plasticity

Throughout life, we encounter changing environments that require us to learn and adapt. Human brain plasticity describes the capacity of our brain to change in response to these experiences.

Millions Learning
Real-time Scaling Labs

Designing an adaptive learning process to support large-scale change in education.

Responding to the ECEC Needs of Children of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Europe and North America

With many young children among the refugees and asylum seekers arriving in Europe and North America in recent years, policymakers and service providers are grappling with the task of designing and scaling up critical early childhood services. This report examines the approaches taken in nine key host countries highlighting common challenges and promising practices.

Annual Report 2017

The annual reports inform about the values, activities as well as the institution and finances of the Jacobs Foundation.


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