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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

  • Stop and search: a young person’s thoughts

    Are stop and search powers used disproportionately on young people from ethnic minorities? Niklas (...

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  • Keeping children at the top of the health agenda is key to tackling health inequalities

    How can we maintain progress on child health? Keith Clements, Policy Officer at the National Childre...

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  • A new model for youth justice in Hampshire?

    Following the Carlile Inquiry into Youth Courts, new models are emerging to tackle youth re-offendin...

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Taking it to the Next Level
A new animated video, produced by the National Children’s Bureau and A National Voice, highlights how looked after children can have a more effective voice through their Children in Care Councils.

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    New good practice guide for staying put arrangements in foster care

    Guidance published today by the Children’s Partnership, the voluntary and community sector strategic partner to the Department for Education, shows how those working in foster care and with looked after children can best support new ‘Staying Put’ arrangements allowing children in foster care to remain in their placements until age 21.

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    New survey defines ‘Generation Next’

    A new survey about ‘Generation Next’ shows that children and young people born around the millennium are responsible and pragmatic, wanting stricter age restrictions on social vices such as gambling; believing that race and gender will not hold them back but that a lack of affluence will. They are also disengaged from mainstream political parties but not from the political issues that affect their lives, according to a new report by leading children’s charity the National Children’s Bureau and Ipsos MORI.

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