NCB Northern Ireland
National Children's Bureau
The NICVA Building
61 Duncairn Gardens
Tel: 028 9087 5006
NCB Northern Ireland (NCB) works to enhance the outcomes of
children in Northern Ireland, through support to children and young
people and to those who work with or for
Our work programme includes practice development, direct
participation work with children and young people, research and
evaluation projects, as well as dissemination activity through
publications, resources and events all aimed at improving outcomes
for children and young people.
We work with children, for children,to influence government
policy, be a strong voice for young people and front-line
professionals, and provide practical solutions on a range of social
Our flexibility, diverse skills base and independence means that
we can provide an unbiased perspective, working towards the best
possible outcomes for children and young people.
POLICY - PROOF - PARTNERSHIP - PRACTICE - PARTICIPATION
You can find details of our staff team here, along with contact details to get in touch with us.
NCB has led the campaign to introduce the full implementation of
OBA (also known as RBA outside the UK) across Northern Ireland and
In this section you can view and download recent publications from NCB NI.
Young NCB Northern Ireland was set up in 2008 and currently has
over 100 members from across the province.
NCB NI is running the ENGAGE programme, a development and support contract providing support and advice for projects funded through the Reaching Out: Empowering Young People programme, on behalf of the Big Lottery Fund.
Children and Young People As Researchers (CYPAR) Network exists as an information and support mechanism for practitioners and researchers.
NCB NI hosts the Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum
(NIABF). NIABF brings together over 25 regional statutory and
voluntary sector organisations, all committed to tackling the
bullying of children and young people in our schools and in our
Are you interested in "What works" for Children young
people and Families?
ICT and Me is the first long-term study in Northern Ireland on the effect of ICT usage and screen time on young people's attainment in GCSEs.
& Impact - Global OBA Summit
Register now for the Outcomes and
Impact Global Summit, Belfast - October 2016Click here for
*Workshop* An Introduction to
Outcomes Based Accountability (OBA)
Another chance to attend this ever
popular workshop Click here for more info
ICT and Me
The first long term study of how a child's use of ICT
and screen time affects their attainment in GCSEs. Available 12th
October 2015Click here for more info
Consultation on an Infant
Mental Health Framework
Consultation on an Infant Mental Health Framework and
Action Plan for Northern Ireland 2015-2018 A draft Framework for
Infant Mental Health has been prepared following extensive
engagement with key stakeholders. However, the PHA is keen to
ensure that the final Framework has been fully informed by the
public and all relevant Stakeholders and is therefore conducting
this final consultationClick here for more info