Where you grow up and your family’s resources can strongly influence your access to critical educational opportunities and services from early childhood through to adulthood.
Ardoch seeks to change this.
Who we are
Ardoch is a children’s education charity focused on improving educational outcomes for children and young people in communities facing disadvantage.
To support children and young people from disadvantaged communities to engage in learning and believe in a future of possibilities.
Every child’s potential is realised through full participation in education.Learn more
True gift of Ardoch’s Great Auction
From the moment it went live, Ardoch’s Great Auction had Ardoch supporters and bargain hunters alike engaged in fierce bidding and counter-bidding with over $5000 raised in the very first day. When it comes to operating a small charity, every dollar truly does count, but to provide an opportunity for people to support our work,… Read more »
Project Magnify puts focus on STEM careers
To build aspiration in young people and provide opportunities to look closely at careers in STEM, Ardoch recently delivered two inspiring Project Magnify sessions to grade 5/6 students from four of our partners schools. The first session took a closer look at careers in aviation at the Moorabbin Air Museum and the second focussed on… Read more »
Ardoch Youth Advisory Group lend voices to decision-making
Our first Ardoch Youth Advisory Group (YAG) funded by ENGAGE! was a great success on Wednesday, 2 November. The group of young advisors was made up of eleven Year 9/10 students from two schools in two different regions – Mount Alexander College and Mt Hira College. For many years, Ardoch has collected feedback from students… Read more »