'Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting
of a fire' - W.B. Yeats
At NCB, we understand just how powerful a force education can be
in transforming the lives of children and young people. But we know
that not every child has the same chance in life to learn, to
flourish, to feel happy and fulfilled.
Our work on well-being in education has been game-changing. The
range of expert projects we run and specialist partnerships we host
show how vital well-being is as the foundation
of good learning and achievement for every child.
We understand how the new landscape of school diversity, of
collaboration, of autonomy can contribute to improved outcomes for
children and we work to build the knowledge, capacity and practice
of those who work with children and families in schools and
Whatever the level of change in the system the voices, needs and
flourishing of children and young people remain at the heart of our
approach to improving education policy and practice.
We are the only children's organisation that can support your
whole-school journey to raising achievement through improving
Life Routes is an innovative life-skills programme, specifically
developed to raise levels of young people's self-confidence and
awareness of their own potential.
This project's aim is to develop innovative and sustainable ways to help non-mental health professionals working as PRU staff.
The Skills Development Programme (SDP) is a skills and
employment initiative working directly with young people in
The Alliance aims to provide a clear offer of support to all
schools in the country, which will help them to put sustainability
at the heart of what they do.
The Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) is an alliance
of over 130 organisations who work to stop bullying and create a
safer environment for young people.
Participation Works is a partnership of six national children
and young people's agencies that help organisations engage and
involve young people.
The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) is the umbrella body for
the disabled children's sector in England with links to the other
SEF believe that all children and young people
have the right to good quality SRE and aims
to provide all professionals with these resources.
Play England campaigns for all
children and young people to the have freedom and space to play
Studying with HIV provides guidance for all professionals on
supporting young adults who are HIV positive and accessing further
and higher education
and Sex and Relationships Education
This 2nd edition has been fully
updated and gives practitioners clear advice on how assessment and
evaluation can be used in SREClick here
For the latest policy, practice and quality improvement
information relating to well-being and achievement in schools, sign
up to NCB's free e-Schools Network.Sign up here
Student reading lists
NCB publishes a number of student reading lists through
its resource centreFind out more
Children & Society
NCB's interdisciplinary journal, publishes research and
debate on all aspects of childhood and policies and services for
children and young people.Further Information