Type of Program: Literacy Support

Early Language and Literacy

A volunteer reading books to children

Many children from disadvantaged areas start school developmentally vulnerable but early intervention has long-term positive impacts on their educational outcomes.

Education Volunteers

A volunteer with three students, holding books.

Ardoch’s Education Volunteers program places screened and trained volunteers into early years, primary and secondary school classrooms to help children engage with reading, writing and language exercises.

Literacy Buddies®

A volunteer with two students

Ardoch’s Literacy Buddies® is a letter exchange program between students and workplace volunteers with the aim of giving a real-life context to practising composition and writing skills.

Writer in Residence

Children holding books published by Ardoch

Writer in Residence has published authors deliver book-writing workshops at our partner primary schools.