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

  • Amplifying impact

    Amplifying impact

    A team procurement challenge by corporate partners, Amplify, has led to a generous donation of items for Ardoch’s upcoming online auction. This is just another example of the creative and proactive ways our corporate partners throw their support behind our impactful education programs in communities facing disadvantage. Amplify’s corporate challenge took inspiration from its own… Read more »

  • Workplace volunteers are helping students build STEM skills

    Workplace volunteers are helping students build STEM skills

    Creating strong and lasting partnerships with our corporate supporters and schools not only helps in building a community – it can transform classrooms into dynamic and inspiring learning environments. This has certainly been the case in Melbourne’s south where Ardoch’s partnership with engineering company, Cummins, and a local school has helped deliver a range of… Read more »

  • Celebrating International Literacy Day

    Celebrating International Literacy Day

    Thursday, 8 September is UNESCO International Literacy Day (ILD). Celebrated worldwide this year under the theme ‘Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces’ the day is “a valuable opportunity to rethink the importance of literacy learning spaces to build resilience and ensure quality, equitable, and inclusive education for all.”[1] Transforming literacy learning spaces imagines learning beyond the classroom setting –… Read more »