Our blog allows those working with NKBL and young people to contribute their views, policy ideas and constructive criticism on a regular basis.

We also feature guest blogs covering a host of related topics to stimulate debate around violence and related issues affecting Scotland’s young people.

Become an NKBL Blogger!

We are looking for as wide a range of contributors as possible with a diverse mix of views.

If you would like to contribute to our NKBL discussion please contact NKBL Delivery Team. Email  or call 0131 313 2488.

Introducing Playing It Safe

18th September 2017 by Emily Beever

Emily gives you all the information you need on our new resource for working with children aged 6+, Playing It Safe.

NKBL is going on tour!

6th September 2017 by Emily Beever

Details about the NKBL schools tour in partnership with Fast Forward.

Why theatre? Why not?

4th September 2017 by Kai Peacock, Arts Based Project Director, Fast Forward

Kai Peacock, Arts Based Project Director at Fast Forward gives us an insight into how peer theatre is supporting the work of NKBL.

The contribution of youth work in a custodial environment

21st August 2017 by Lisa Hogg, Service Manager, Barnardo's Scotland

Lisa Hogg, Service Manager at Barnardo's Scotland, talks about the contribution of youth work in a custodial environment.

Positive Prevention – are we there yet?

7th August 2017 by Dr Claire Lightowler, Director, CYCJ

Dr Claire Lightowler, Director at CYCJ, explores how to make the approach to youth justice truly preventative.