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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Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency and Department of Health (Northern Ireland),

This annual publication presents information on those who left care during the previous financial year, as well as the circumstances of those who have left care at the time of their nineteenth birthday.

UK Department for Education,

This report reviews information on looked-after children in the UK at both national and local authority levels for the financial year 2018 to 2019.

UK Department for Education,

This document provides a guide to looked after children statistics published by the UK Department for Education.

Gillian Raab & Cecilia MacIntyre - The International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS),

Cross-sectional analysis by the Scottish Government show that the educational outcomes for looked after children are much poorer than for other children in Scotland. This presentation will discuss methods to create a longitudinal data set from these data and thus infer how a child’s lifetime history of care relates to their educational outcomes.

Alex James,Jeanette McLeod, Shaun Hendy, Kip Marks, Delia Rusu, Syen Nik, Michael J. Plank - PLoS ONE,

In this study, the authors analyse a child protection services dataset that includes a network of approximately 5 million social relationships collected by social workers between 1996 and 2016 in New Zealand to test the potential of information about family networks to improve accuracy of models used to predict the risk of child maltreatment.

Alison Teyhan, Andy Boyd, Dinithi Wijedasa, John Macleod - BMJ Open,

The purpose of this study was to use record linkage of birth cohort and administrative data to study educational outcomes of children who are looked-after (in public care) and in need (social services involvement), and examine the role of early life factors.

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children,

The Family Matters report sets out what governments are doing to turn the tide on over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care in Australia and the outcomes for children and their families.

The Chronicle of Social Change,

Since 2017, The Chronicle of Social Change has been working to build the first public resource on foster care capacity in the United States, through the Who Cares project which collects data directly from each state, and combines it with specially obtained federal reports. This executive summary provides and overview of methodology and findings of the Who Cares project for 2019.

Sarni Maniar Berliana, et al - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study aimed to identify the factors that affect the incidence rate of neglected children in Indonesia by considering the household effect.

Robin Sen & Calum Webb - Children and Youth Services Review,

This article draws on national data and quantitative data from a study of ‘City’, a local authority in the north of England with a large Family Group Conference service.