CEO SPRING MESSAGE 

The release of this year’s NAPLAN results highlights again the importance of strong foundational literacy and numeracy skills. During August many schools and early years services participated in important national awareness weeks for children’s education: National Science Week (10-18 August) and Children’s Book Council of Australia Book Week (17-23 August). Both...

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IN CELEBRATION FUNDRAISING: CHERYL'S STORY 

Ardoch offers the opportunity for our amazing supporters to fundraise by asking friends and family to give donations in lieu of gifts for a special occasion, such as weddings, anniversaries and birthdays.

Cheryl, one such amazing supporter, for her most recent birthday decided she didn’t want anything for herself and instead decided to ask her...

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ARDOCH'S WRITER IN RESIDENCE 

With the support of the Aesop Foundation, Ardoch is scaling our Writer in Residence program to five disadvantaged schools in Melbourne this year. The first school partner to benefit from this program was St Brendan’s School in Flemington.

Many students experience high levels of disadvantage with a range of language and literacy challenges. They can also face...

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ALWAYS REACH FOR THE STARS 

Ardoch was very excited to be one of the listed charity partners for this year’s Run Melbourne on Sunday, 28th of July. With more than 20,000 runners heading past some of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks, this wasn’t your average run. Run Melbourne helps support many wonderful charities and events such as this are always a great occasion to commit to a...

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NATIONAL STUDENT VOLUNTEER WEEK 

Every year in August, Ardoch celebrates National Student Volunteer Week. This is a week that recognises student volunteering and the difference they make to society. Student volunteers are critical to helping Ardoch improve educational outcomes for children living in disadvantaged communities. Without their ongoing support, along with our other volunteers,...

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