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
Research tells us that children who miss school due to a
health condition or prolonged or frequent stays in hospital are at risk of
disengaging from formal education.
To inspire children’s interest and curiosity as learners, our
teachers create vibrant learning spaces and personalised learning opportunities
on wards, outpatient areas and other locations across the hospital. Our
teaching and learning program is steeped in a strong evidence-base of proven
approaches to engaging children and young people in learning, with a strong
focus on literacy and numeracy, taught through the lens of the creative arts.
The RCH Education Institute works in partnership with RCH
departments, clinicians and allied health professionals in a holistic model of
The Education Institute is funded by the Victorian Department
of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD).
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Telephone +61 3 9345 5522
50 Flemington Road Parkville
Victoria 3052 Australia