About the program

Every year, thousands of children around Australia are treated for serious illnesses. The impact of hospitalisation, medications and lengthy convalescence means that many children fall behind in their education and never reach their full potential.

The Ronald McDonald Learning Program is a national program run by Ronald McDonald House Charities, assisting these children catch up on their learning. Read on to find out why the RMLP was established, what it offers and how it works.

Featured stories

13-year-old Eliza was born with cystic fibrosis. Her treatment sessions meant she missed out on the basics of school, but her RMLP teacher helped her catch up on her education. Watch Eliza's story ...