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

  • Become an Education Volunteer

    Become an Education Volunteer

    Each year, over 1,750 individuals volunteer with Ardoch across many different programs. The incredible work they do goes straight to the heart of Ardoch and the amazing outcomes we achieve. Ardoch’s Education Volunteers form positive relationships with students at our partner schools and early years services as adult role models. We know that these relationships……

  • Meet Joanne

    Meet Joanne

    Meet our Education Volunteer Joanne Meet Joanne, one of our amazing Education Volunteers based in New South Wales. Originally, from Scotland, Joanne started her life in Australia on a working holiday. Now having spent over two years living in Australia, Joanne is a student studying her Masters in Office Administration. When asked a few questions……

  • An Important Message from our CEO

    An Important Message from our CEO

    Building connections with, and among, community has always been central to Ardoch’s mission and as you are a key member of the Ardoch community I wanted to provide you with an update on the implications of COVID-19 for Ardoch’s work. As one of our valued supporters, in this current time of uncertainty, we want to……