Our Cancer Education Program, featuring the much-loved Camp Quality Puppets, visits primary schools and education and care services across the country to deliver age-appropriate cancer education that dispels myths and reduces bullying.

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A 2020 independent report by KPMG found that for every $1 spent producing our Cancer Education Program, there was a $5 return in social benefit.

The total benefits were measured across the following four key areas:

  • Fewer school absences: children facing cancer attended an estimated six more days of school each year after seeing the CEP show
  • Increased parental productivity: fewer missed days at school means fewer missed workdays for parents, with parents and carers attending an extra six days of work for each child impacted by cancer
  • Better mental health: visits to a healthcare worker for mental health issues dropped after children experienced the CEP show
  • Improving children’s future earning power: children’s wage potential was boosted due to less bullying after the CEP

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Zoe loves the puppets

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Our puppet shows help to reduce the likelihood of bullying, confusion, exclusion and anxiety that can follow a cancer diagnosis. For children facing cancer, this makes the transition from hospital back to school a little less daunting. For kids who have a family member with a cancer diagnosis, it helps them relate to their peers, who gain a better understanding of what their family is going through.

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How your school is impacted by cancer?

Do you have children living with cancer(Required)
Do these children have siblings at your school(Required)
Do you have children who have a parent living with cancer?(Required)
Do you have children living with serious illnesses/conditions? (i.e Alopecia)(Required)

Related resources

A mum smiles at her daughter at a Camp Quality camp

Free resources for teachers

Camp Quality works closely with schools and teachers across the country to ensure any child impacted by cancer feels supported.

A young boy looks at the Kids' Guide to Cancer app on his tablet device

Kids' Guide to Cancer App

Age-appropriate, engaging cancer education for children, downloaded for free on the App Store or Google Play.

A family hug each other on the beach

Parenting Through Cancer

Online resources for parents and connection with other families impacted by cancer.

Read more about how the puppets helped Zoe
Zoe's connection with the Camp Quality Puppets helped teach her classmates about her cancer experience and how to be a good friend.
Zoe, a Camp Quality kid