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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.
We welcomed back our little authors and illustrators, their families and special guest, Alison Lester, for a very special celebration on RCH Main Street.
Students have been exploring colour, pattern, repetition and design to create a stunning mural during Children's Week.
The Victorian Opera delighted a young audience at RCH with their performance of Hansel and Gretel.
Young people tuned in and requested lots of songs during a live radio broadcast at RCH.
Let’s Read is a national, early literacy initiative that promotes reading with children from birth.
RCH Education Institute wins silver at Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.
E-portfolios give students at RCH the chance to articulate the most important aspects of their learning and growth.
Get yourself ready for the red carpet experience as we count down the days to Jumbunna 2014!
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.