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The National Children's Bureau is a leading charity that for 50 years has been improving the lives of children and young people, especially the most vulnerable. We work with children and for children, to influence government policy, be a strong voice for young people and practitioners, and provide creative solutions on a range of social issues.

NCB Blog

  • Taking a risk with SRE is not worth the cost

    Young NCB’s Jack Welch considers how worrying gaps in sex and relationships education – especially ...

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  • Missing education

    At any one time thousands of children are not in school. Amy Edwards looks at new research that se...

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  • Children and the police

    One year on from a major inquiry into the policing of children and young people, there is still mu...

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Growing up happy

As part of the Children’s Policy Research Unit’s ‘Growing Up Happy’ conference, Young NCB members reflect on essential elements in creating happiness and wellbeing.

Video production by J motion


NCB News


    MPs and Peers scrutinise childrens social care

    The All Party Parliamentary Group for Children, supported by NCB, has launched an inquiry into local authority run children’s social care. It will ask how these vital services are responding to reduced funding and increased demand, and assess what reforms are needed in order to improve support for vulnerable children.

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    Disabled young people that identify as LGBT+ bullied and silenced in our schools

    New resources for schools highlight the need to tackle the bullying of children and young people with SEND who identify as LGBT+. The resources, produced by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and Educational Action Challenging Homophobia, are published to mark the start of LGBT History Month.

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