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

  • Meet our Volunteer Martina

    Meet our Volunteer Martina

    Martina is one of Ardoch’s amazing volunteers. She volunteers as part of the Curious Young Minds Program that aims to foster STEM literacy, curiosity and inquiry in a child’s early years. The program develops their understanding of the world around them by engaging them in explorations of STEM experiences. When asked a few questions here… Read more »

  • In Celebration: Cheryl’s Story

    In Celebration: Cheryl’s Story

    Ardoch offers the opportunity for our amazing supporters to fundraise by asking friends and family to give donations in lieu of gifts for special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries and birthdays. Cheryl, one such amazing supporter, decided she didn’t want anything for herself for her most recent birthday and instead decided to tell her friends… Read more »

  • CEO Message

    CEO Message

    The release of this year’s NAPLAN results highlights again the importance of strong foundational literacy and numeracy skills. During August many schools and early years services participated in important national awareness weeks for children’s education: National Science Week (10–18 August) and Children’s Book Council of Australia Book Week (17–23 August). Both events provide an anchor… Read more »