A Date With Charcoal Lane While Learning Through Lunch

Grade 4 to 6 students from Dinjerra Primary School took part in a Learning Through Lunch for the first time together with Footscray and Caroline Springs Police at Charcoal Lane late last month. Learning through Lunch takes primary school students from disadvantaged areas out of their comfort zone and introduces them to new experiences...

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McClelland College Explore Pathways Beyond School 

Year 9 students from McClelland College attended Swinburne University of Technology as part of the Ardoch Broadening Horizons program, Pathways Beyond School. The four workshops facilitated by Swinburne that students participated in were:

Food science and lab skills Visual merchandising and design Horticulture and landscape...

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September 2018: CEO's Message 

Book Week, National Science Week, National Student Volunteer Week – if you’ve been following our social media you’ll have seen that it’s been a busy time at Ardoch. Each of these designated weeks are extraordinary opportunities for Ardoch to shine a light on the issue of educational disadvantage and how the literacy and STEM (Science, Technology,...

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Literacy Buddies Make The Trip From Canberra

ORIMA staff members from Melbourne and Canberra made the trek to Spring Parks Primary School in Springvale earlier this month to meet their Little Buddies in person as part of the Literacy Buddies Program.

It was hard to tell who was more excited to meet each other as one by one the Big Buddies were called out to pair with their letter writing...

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Introducing Milorad Cerovac

Milorad is currently a teacher at The King David School in Melbourne. After several careers in research and the IT industry, Milorad took up teaching positions in mathematics, science, IT, physics and systems engineering. Unsurprisingly, he is also the first ever recipient of Australia’s Volunteer of the Year Award for his contribution to FIRST robotics...

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