Ardoch delivers education support programs to increase engagement in education, build aspirations and enhance learning outcomes for vulnerable children.
Work for Ardoch.
Strategy 2025 sets out seven strategic priorities for Ardoch to focus on as we work towards our vision.
Ardoch’s history – 30 years of impact.
Ardoch’s Annual and Financial Reports.
The philanthropic, corporate and community partners who support our programs.
The team at Ardoch work tirelessly every day to drive our mission forward and support more children in disadvantaged communities.
Meet our Patron-in-Chief.
Meet the Ardoch Board.
Meet the Ardoch CEO, Kylee Bates.
Meet the Ardoch team.
Volunteer for Ardoch.
Ardoch delivers educational programs to children in disadvantaged communities. Our programs promote literacy and STEM learnings and enhance student aspirations by broadening their horizons.
Ardoch’s Literacy Support provides early intervention programs to improve the literacy and language skills of children in their crucial early and primary school years.
Ardoch’s Early Language and Literacy program specifically targets early years and school readiness.
Ardoch’s Education Volunteers program places screened volunteers into early years, primary and secondary school classrooms.
Ardoch’s Literacy Buddies® is a letter exchange program between students and workplace volunteers.
Writer in Residence has published authors deliver book-writing workshops at our partner primary schools.
STEM Support provides a suite of programs to foster children’s STEM skills in fun, engaging and relevant ways.
The Curious Young Minds STEM literacy program focuses on three complementary aspects of STEM literacy – knowledge, skills and thinking.
Numeracy Buddies is a maths blogging program between students and workplace volunteers.
Ardoch provides students in disadvantaged areas with access to robotics kits and the opportunity to learn coding, engineering and problem-solving skills.
Ardoch’s Broadening Horizons programs provide a range of unique and engaging learning and life experiences.
Broadening Horizons experiences enhance the curriculum and support positive learning outcomes.
Pathways Beyond School programs include Mock Interviews, Speed Careers, You-Niversity, Industry Visits and Learning Through Lunch.
Ardoch uses an outcomes framework that is common to all of our programs to measure the impact of our work.
Ardoch School Costs Guide.
We measure our program outcomes using a range of methodologies and conduct internal and external evaluations to assess the impact of our programs.
Ardoch partners with schools that are identified as needing educational support.
Published external research and evaluation reports.
Volunteers are central to Ardoch’s work. We offer opportunities to volunteer individually or as part of a workplace.
Over the year Ardoch offers different events that our supporters can attend or sponsor.
Become a corporate partner and help improve the educational outcomes for children and young people in disadvantaged communities.
Leaving a gift to Ardoch in your Will is an especially thoughtful and valued form of support.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of its supporters to help every child realise their potential. We offer several different ways to fundraise for Ardoch.
If you become a regular donor, your monthly donation will provide important, ongoing funding that will help every child realise their potential.
Ardoch relies on the generosity of philanthropy, corporate partners and the community to deliver our programs.
Thank you so much for donating towards Ardoch’s vital education support programs. Ardoch relies on the support of philanthropy, corporate partners and the community to do the work we do. More than 90 percent of our revenue comes from fundraising efforts, so every dollar makes an impact towards our mission. You are truly making a difference towards improved educational outcomes for children and young people in disadvantaged communities