Who we are

Ardoch is a children’s education charity focused on improving educational outcomes for children and young people in communities facing disadvantage.

Our purpose

To support children and young people from disadvantaged communities to engage in learning and believe in a future of possibilities.

Our vision

Every child’s potential is realised through full participation in education.

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Latest news

  • Ardoch Youth Advisory Group lend voices to decision-making

    Ardoch Youth Advisory Group lend voices to decision-making

    Our first Ardoch Youth Advisory Group (YAG) funded by ENGAGE! was a great success on Wednesday, 2 November. The group of young advisors was made up of eleven Year 9/10 students from two schools in two different regions – Mount Alexander College and Mt Hira College. For many years, Ardoch has collected feedback from students… Read more »

  • Building aspiration in young people

    Building aspiration in young people

    Volunteers in our Pathways programs help build aspiration in children and young people by giving them the chance to ask them questions and learn about their careers. As the saying goes; if you see it, you can be it. A volunteer with Ardoch for five years now, Akuot has played a special role in connecting… Read more »

  • New faces on Board of Directors

    New faces on Board of Directors

    Ardoch is supported by an amazing group of people volunteering their time on the Board of Directors. All experts in their fields, their extensive experience helps to steer the organisation in a direction that seeks to maximise our impact. This year we are grateful to have two new faces on the Board of Directors –… Read more »