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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

  • Are we doing enough to educate young people about personal finance?

    Young NCB member Chloe Lintern stresses the importance of compulsory financial education in all sch...

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  • We need to ensure that young people have a positive relationship with the police

    Following the news this week that the Government has accepted an amendment to the Criminal Justice a...

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  • Young NCB at the National Children’s Bureau Annual Debate 2014

    Schools should equip young people with skills for life, reports Young NCB member Tamara Rainford a...

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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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