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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.

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  • A question mark over the Queen’s Speech

    Does the Queen’s Speech hits the mark for children and young people? Anna Feuchtwang considers. ...

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  • A New Government – ready for a new generation?

    As the dust settles following the General Election, Young NCB member Jack Welch, considers how you...

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  • Sex and relationships education in the election

    What do the manifestos say about sex and relationships education?, asks Lucy Emmerson, Coordinator, ...

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Taking it to the Next Level - support for care leavers
Young people leaving care deserve the best support possible when starting to live independently. This video explores the issues - drawing on the views and experiences of young people in care and who have left care.

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    Statement on the Queen’s Speech

    ‘The plans outlined in the Queen’s Speech show promise for children and their families, but it is disappointing that an overarching strategy to give children a better standard of life seems missing from the new government’s programme, in particular robust action to tackle child poverty and disadvantage.'

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    Education experts call for ‘connected’ schools to transform education

    In 'The Connected School' leading thinkers and researchers outline how schools could be transformed through initiatives that recognise the changing nature of children’s lives, and the importance of nurturing connections between schools, their students, and wider society.

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