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Organisation Description

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) is the overriding parent organisation and CPD provider for the Anti-Bullying Alliance, Sex Education Forum and Early Childhood Development. Founded in 1963 by Mia Kelmer Pringle, the National Bureau for Cooperation in Childcare brought together all professions concerned with improving services for children. The focus on research, evidence, policy and practice, continues to underpin our work. We work with children, and for children, to reduce the devastating impact of childhood inequalities by: being a strong independent advocate for children and young people, ensuring that government policies and legislation have a positive impact on their lives, being a voice for practitioners and supporting them to deliver the very best outcomes for children and young people, bringing together groups and organisations, to achieve more by working in partnership, involving children and young people so they are able to make a difference to their lives, providing the evidence from research, analysis and practice to make the case for change.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Reducing and responding to bullying in school

    Online Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    Reducing and responding to bullying in school – online training for schools and the children’s workforce Online training about bullying (with a focus on reducing bullying of disabled children and those with SEN) consisting of 7 modules: What is bullying, Bullying and the Law, Bullying and SEN/disability, The ten principles to reducing bullying, Preventing bullying, Responding to bullying, Cyberbullying.

  • SEN and Disability: Developing Effective Anti-Bullying Practice in Schools: Childrens Workforce Training

    Training Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    This course aims to equip participants with the necessary skills to prevent and respond to the bullying of all children including disabled children and those with SEN.

  • SEN and disability: developing effective anti-bullying practice in schools: training for schools

    Training Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The course aims to equip participants with the necessary skills to become an All Together School and prevent and respond to the bullying of all children including disabled children and those with SEN.

  • SEN and disability: developing effective anti-bullying practice in schools: workshop for parent carers

    Workshop | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The course aims to equip parents and carers with the necessary skills to support their children when facing bullying issues.

  • Outside the Box 2 day Facilitator Training

    Training Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    Outside the Box is a personal development programme for young people about sex and relationships. This two:day facilitator training is for professionals wanting to use the course with small groups of young people aged 11+ years as an intervention to prevent sexual exploitation.

  • First Milk Matters – Breastfeeding Information Workshop

    Workshop | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    To raise awareness of breastfeeding. To share evidence about the importance of breastfeeding for families and communities. To help professionals think about what they can do to support breastfeeding within families

  • Gender matters: Gender identity; gender equality and trans-inclusion

    Training Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    Schools are increasingly supporting trans or gender questioning students. Ensuring all pupils feel safe and supported to be themselves is vital for learning and schools can ensure environments support pupils of all genders. This course is for school leaders; teachers and support staff looking to improve their understanding of gender. Participants will explore theory and concepts underpinning trans-inclusion and a whole school approach to gender quality; including preventing transphobic and gender-based bullying. There’s a focus on terminology and developing confidence to use key terms. The course is interactive; with opportunities to trial resources; practice techniques and learn from colleagues.

  • All Children; All Families: LGBT-inclusive relationships and sex education

    Training Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    Relationships and sex education can provide a safe learning environment for addressing causes of homophobic; biphobic and transphobic bullying. With the right approach; pupils can develop an age-appropriate understanding of family diversity; human sexuality and gender identity as well as the wider social issues and influences on attitudes and behaviours that lead to prejudice. This course equips participants with the skills and confidence to deliver RSE that is positively inclusive of LGBT identities and relationships. Participants will explore how an LGBT-inclusive approach will help to meet new statutory requirements and ensure that all children and families feel valued and included.

  • Reducing and responding to bullying in schools - training for trainee teachers and Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs).

    Training Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    A comprehensive introduction to anti-bullying best practice; covering theory; legal duties and models of response and intervention. The course aims to equip participants with knowledge on how to prevent and respond to the bullying of school children.

  • Gender matters: Gender identity gender equality and trans-inclusion eLearning

    Online Course | The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The National Children's Bureau (NCB)

    The course is designed to support schools to address sexual bullying and promote trans inclusion which both form part of a whole school approach to tackling homophobic bi-phobic and transphobic bullying and creating inclusive school environments. The modules draw on evidence from research specialist organisations and schools and include practical activities using real-life examples. The course is made up of three modules and should take no more than 40 minutes to complete.