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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).
RCH patients Jonathan and Caitlin continue their learning journeys with the support of Education Institute teachers.
New research from The Royal Children's Hospital Education Institute explores the effect of iPads on early literacy learning. More...
There is one day in September when you can show your true (footy) colours! More...
RCH teacher, Oliver Harris, was recently nominated for The Pride of Australia Medal. More...
There are some wonderful arts based experiences available for young people. More...
Some of our young students at RCH have been collaborating to create beautiful cupcakes! More...
The theme for Book Week 2014 is Connect to reading ∼ Reading to connect which is very pertinent for the cohort of children and young people we support. More...
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.