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’s NSW Expansion

    Ardoch’s NSW Expansion

    Ardoch is thrilled to announce that we have commenced an important expansion into NSW. Thanks to the support of the Ian Potter Foundation, Eldon & Anne Foote Trust, Morpheus Foundation and Lyone Foundation, we are scaling our Education Volunteers Program. Over the next three years, Ardoch will be partnering with a minimum of 20 primary……

  • Album Launch for Ardoch

    Ren Barlow, a very generous advocate of Ardoch and Founder of Children’s Literacy Gift, has been supporting Ardoch and our partner schools in the Dandenong and South East regions over many years. On November 8th, Ren launched her exciting first album, Raining in my Heart. This album, a unique twist on Buddy Holly songs, is……

  • 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……