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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

  • Young people take the reins for Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day 2014

    Last month, two of our Young NCB members had the chance to spend a day shadowing officials within go...

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  • Human rights close to home: children’s rights to healthcare in England

    On International Human Rights Day, Keith Clements from the NCB policy team considers child health an...

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  • Integrated Review at age two – answering the questions

    NCB has launched a toolkit to support local early years and health teams design and deliver the Int...

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Greater Expectations
'Greater Expectations' looks at how poverty and disadvantage still wreak havoc on children's lives, causing them to lag far behind their more affluent peers in almost all areas of their lives, from health to education, early development to housing. It revisits the work of a groundbreaking study published in 1973 - 'Born to Fail'. Read more at: www.ncb.org.uk/greaterexpectations

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