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About The Sangora Education Foundation

The Sangora Education Foundation was established in 1990 following receipt of a donation of one million dollars from Shozo Kawasaki, Chief Executive of Sangora Holdings Pty Ltd (subsidary of a Japanese company) with the principal objective of establishing a charitable trust for educational purposes.

The Sangora Education Foundation was established to:

  • Promote excellence in Education;
  • Provide opportunities for the study of language and culture; and
  • Seek co-operation and understanding between students of the world.

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Current Awards

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  • Language & Culture Award

    Awarded to year 12 students intending to continue their study of languages.

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  • Innovation in Teaching Award

    Awarded to early childhood education, primary, secondary and education support teachers.

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  • Beginning Teachers' Award

    Awarded to WA Beginning Teacher of the Year winners.

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  • Post Secondary Education Award

    Awarded to year 12 students selected by a panel of principals.

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  • Language Teachers' Award

    An award for a language teacher to improve their knowledge of languages and/or language teaching pedagogy.

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Special Grants

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  • W.A. Business Studies Summer School

    WA Business Studies Summer School provides an opportunity for the business leaders of the day to mix with those of tomorrow. During a five day intensive residential program, senior high school students interact with the leaders of the business community. They learn about business, how it works, the role of business in society and the opportunities for a career in business.

    A grant from Sangora Education Foundation provided sponsorship for students to attend the WA Business Studies Summer Scho...

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  • Ribbons of Blue Project

    Ribbons of Blue is a school program that provides teachers and students with practical, hands-on learning experiences focussing on the sustainability of local waterways, wetlands and their ecosystems.

    Ribbons of Blue was part of a joint venture between the Waterways Commission, Armadale Education District schools and the local council to engage students in caring for their local waterways. The Ribbons of Blue project ran for three years. During this period, students were required to monitor t...

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  • ACICIS - Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies

    The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) was established in 1994 to provide a mechanism through which Australian students can undertake studies in Indonesia. ACICIS is a non-profit consortium of universities that develops and coordinates high quality, in-country study options in Indonesia.

    In-Country study provides an opportunity to put academic study of Indonesian into practice by learning Indonesian language in its lived context, through field proje...

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  • Star - Peer Tutoring Programme

    The STAR Peer Tutoring Programme engages Murdoch University students in volunteering as peer tutors in school classes across a wide range of learning areas in schools. Peer tutors act as positive role models and academic support to students in the school via one-to-one assistance, group work, revision, experiments, cultural activities and more.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to support the Language Peer Tutoring Program and cultivate greater interest and awareness of Asian lang...

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  • Beechboro Primary School - Teaching of Indonesian

    Beechboro Primary School has been running an Indonesian Language Program since 2005. During this time it has opened its doors to education officials and principals from a variety of Indonesian Provinces to further develop their knowledge in management of schools and education programs.

    Sangora Education Foundation donated funding to go towards the purchase of an interactive whiteboard for the Indonesian Language Room. This educational initiative created the opportunity for students to develop...

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Grants For Schools Teaching LOTE

See the list of grants provided to schools by the Sangora Education Foundation.

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Sangora Special Grants

See how the Sangora Education Foundation helped rebuild an Indonesian School.

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