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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

  • What will the 'kinder' politics of the opposition mean for children?

    Jeremy Corbyn's speech to the Labour party conference centred on kindness and equality. So, how mig...

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  • North and south, rich and poor

    Kiran Iqbal, a Young NCB member aged 18 from Rochdale, gets to grips with health inequalities.For ...

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  • A child’s postcode still determines their health and development

    As local authorities take on responsibility for public health services for young children, the Nati...

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The quality of placements is key to the happiness of looked after children. This animation helps corporate parents and those working with children in care understand the issues.

NCB News


    Campaigners call for sex and relationships education to be gender-aware

    Campaigners at the Sex Education Forum are calling on schools to promote gender equality by making sex and relationships education (SRE) classes 'gender-aware', as they publish new guidance to help teachers get to grips with sex and gender in the classroom.

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    Poor Beginnings

    The health and development of children under five varies dramatically between different parts of England, with a child living in one area far more likely to be condemned to poor health than another living relatively close by, finds a new NCB report.

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