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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.
The closing date for SEAS applications and supporting documentation is 5pm, Tuesday October 7.
We are hoping you will get into Grill'd Melbourne Central in the next week to top up the jar for the RCH Education Institute!
Students, Tania and Cara, raised $705 to support a literacy initiative at the RCH.
Our research team has been involved in evaluating four
innovative programs that support strong outcomes for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) families.
"A truly educated mind has had music as part of its education." Richard Gill OAM
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.
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.