Research and Evaluation

A key priority for Ardoch is to build the evidence base that shows the impact of our work.

From time to time, and with the support of funders who understand the value of measuring our impact, Ardoch undertakes external evaluations of our programs.

Literacy Buddies® and Numeracy Buddies Program Evaluation

NOUS Group, 2018.
For a copy of the full report, please contact Adele Stowe-Lindner, National Programs Manager at

Classroom Volunteers Evaluation

Helping children realise their potential: a study of Ardoch’s community education volunteers report. Completed by Equity Economics (2017).

Evaluation of Numeracy Buddies program

Completed by Alison Peipers Consulting (2015).

Evaluation of Learning through Lunch program


Completed by ORIMA Research (2019)