The research, collaboration and consultation for this project involved many partners and contributors, and sincere gratitude goes to all who helped to bring this complex work to fruition:
The overall LimeSurvey software package is Copyright © 2003 onwards by Carsten Schmitz with portions contributed/copyrighted by many others (see COPYRIGHT.PHP in the downloaded package and the source code itself) and all of it is provided under the terms of the GPL. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version;
The ‘TRACKING PROGRESS: Measuring the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children’ measuring tool is Copyright © 2015 onwards by the Better Care Network, Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) at the University of Strathclyde, and The Save the Children Fund, and is provided to all under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Any part of this measuring tool may be freely reproduced with the appropriate acknowledgement © Better Care Network; Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS) at the University of Strathclyde; and Save the Children 2016.
Published by: Better Care Network and Save the Children on behalf of the Inter-Agency Steering Group. The material in this measuring tool has been funded by the Oak Foundation. The contents do not necessarily reflect the policies or the views of the Oak Foundation. The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this measuring tool do not imply on the part of the commissioners or authors the expression of any opinion whatsoever concerning the legal status of any country or territory, or of its authorities or the delimitation of its frontiers. The only authorised translations are those approved by the Interagency Steering Committee
Authors: Susan Elsley, Jennifer Davidson, Malcolm Hill, Ian Milligan and Nigel Cantwell.
Suggested citation for the tool:
Better Care Network, Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS), Eurochild, Fa
mily for Every Child, Hope and Homes for Children, International Social Service (ISS), RELAF, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages International, and UNICEF. (2017). Tracking Progress: Measuring the implementation of the ‘Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children’. Better Care Network and Save the Children.
The tool can be accessed at www.
The Tracking Progress tool is itself a work in progress and we welcome feedback and suggestions for improving it and ensuring it addresses the diverse needs of those working to strengthen children’s care and implement the Guidelines. Please send suggestions and recommendations to the Steering Group by completing the Contact Form here. You can also use this contact form for questions relating to IT and technical issues.