Data and Monitoring Tools

Monitoring and research are essential processes in ensuring the relevance and effectiveness of programs, and the scope and type of service provision. They are integral components of analysis, strategic planning, and implementation for government and non-governmental organisations seeking to effect change, support or provide services.

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Eurochild and UNICEF,

This policy brief summarises the policy context, as well as the key findings and recommendations from the analysis of the national responses to the DataCare survey across Europe. More detailed information can be found in the full research report: Better Data for Better Child Protection Systems in Europe: Mapping how data on children in alternative care are collected, analysed, and published across 28 European countries, which includes a full set of country profiles.

Eurochild and UNICEF,

The DataCare Project was launched by Eurochild with support from UNICEF in March 2020. The project aims to carry out a comprehensive mapping of child protection data systems across the 27 Member States of the European Union (EU) and the UK. In addition to providing an overview of the situation of children in alternative care in Europe, this project aims to inform EU efforts to agree to comparable benchmarks and indicators to monitor progress in child protection reforms across Europe.

Eurochild and UNICEF,

This report was conceptualised jointly by Eurochild and the UNICEF Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECARO) and builds on the Eurochild report on alternative care in Europe published in 2009. It also includes a full set of country profiles.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare,

This report presents statistics on state and territory child protection and family support services, and selected characteristics of children receiving these services.

Fadzai Chikwava, Reinie Cordier, Anna Ferrante, Melissa O’Donnell, Renée Speyer, Lauren Parsons - PLOS One,

Over the past decade there has been a marked growth in the use of linked population administrative data for child protection research. This is the first systematic review of studies to report on research design and statistical methods used where population-based administrative data is integrated with longitudinal data in child protection settings.

Annie E. Casey Foundation,

The 32nd edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT® Data Book describes how children across the United States were faring before — and during — the coronavirus pandemic.

Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems,

This series of 3 training sessions is based on the newly developed handbook on “Civil Registration, Vital Statistics, Identity Management: Communication for Development targeting CRVS practitioners in LMICs,” which provides guidance on the use of different tools to research, design, implement strategies and measure Social and Behavior Change/ Communication for Development.

Beth Coulthard, John Mallett, and Brian Taylor - Societies,

This article examines the reasons that child protection has not achieved gains made within comparable professions through statistical methods.

UNICEF,

In response to the need for accurate and reliable statistics on children in residential care, UNICEF has developed the first-ever comprehensive methodology to collect data on children living in residential care settings by applying a number of preexisting tools from international survey programmes, such as the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other validated instruments, to an institutional population.

UNICEF,

This video is a recording of the virtual launch of the data collection protocol on children in residential care, held by UNICEF on 3 December 2020.