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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.
Come along to our free information session with education consultant, Anne Hammond.
Get ready for all the action of our annual film festival, Jumbunna.
Victoria maintained connections with her regular school in Tasmania with the help of teachers at the RCH Education Institute.
Cara and Tania have been busy fundraising to provide books for students at RCH.
Corporate volunteers add value to our learning program.
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.
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.