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

  • 2022: Our Impact by the Numbers

    2022: Our Impact by the Numbers

    Did you hear that cheering? After two years of disruption and uncertainty, students were finally back in the classroom for a full four terms in 2022. With our primary goal being to catch up on lost time, we made a dedicated push to ensure children and young people could re-engage with their learning and regain… Read more »

  • An inspiring start to 2023 – thanks to supporters like you

    An inspiring start to 2023 – thanks to supporters like you

    The school year has officially kicked off so have our programs for 2023! In just the first month of term, we’ve engaged with over 500 students across 4 schools to deliver 3 Broadening Horizon incursions as well the first 2 sessions of a Writers in Residence program. For all of term we delivered 89 programs to… Read more »

  • Ardoch celebrates 20 years with Latitude

    Ardoch celebrates 20 years with Latitude

    The 20-year anniversary of Ardoch’s partnership with Latitude Financial Services was marked with a celebration and presentation of a $20,000 cheque on Wednesday, 23 November. Hosting the special occasion at their offices in Melbourne’s Docklands, Latitude invited Ardoch staff and Board members, and their own current and former workplace volunteers to be part of the… Read more »