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The Royal Children’s Hospital Education Institute is
committed to providing a rich learning experience for children and young people
so that their journey as learners continues in hospital. We aim to make the
transition from hospital back to school or kindergarten as seamless as possible
by keeping students connected to their regular learning environment and their
The Education Institute is funded by the Victorian Department
of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD).
All children, regardless of their health condition, have a fundamental right to a quality education. Meet some of the RCH Education Institute team who support young people in hospital to continue their journey as learners.
Collaborative learning with their peers allows students to talk, argue, reason, share and laugh as they learn from and with each other.
The Education Institute is delighted to partner with Fight Cancer Foundation for the inaugural Bendigo Bank East Malvern Charity Race Day as part of the 2014 Caulfield Cup Racing Carnival.
Some budding young journalists here at The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) have been honing their investigative skills to get to the heart of interesting stories in and around the hospital.
Spring into action these school holidays and explore some of the exciting activities on offer around the state!
What can you do as a parent to prepare for periods when your child is recovering at home prior to returning to school?
RCH Education Institute Early Childhood Educator, Sonya Nedovic, wins national award.
Join us for a discussion of ethics and young people’s health care.
The RCH held a celebration to acknowledge the release of The Upside of Down A Memoir by Susan Biggar.
Led by inquiry-based project about 'Creepy Crawlies', kindergarten students at the RCH have explored the use of various media to create their own impressions of the insects and animals that live in the parkland around the hospital.
Visit the gallery.
RCH students were invited to produce an installation of Christmas themed artwork for the city store of women's clothing label Gorman. RCH teachers encouraged students to explore key design principles such as pattern, unity and balanced to create this installation. Visit the gallery.
Working with Kids' Own Publishing artist Kathy Holowko, RCH students explored techniques in watercolour painting to create 'The Royal Children's Hospital Aquarium; book. The book contains creative writing, poetry and the children's research into the inhabitants of the hospital's impressive tropical fish aquarium. Visit the gallery.