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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • UnitingCare West - School Community Learning Project

    UnitingCare West is a not-for-profit community services organisation. It provides a diverse range of holistic programs and services which support, serve and empower West Australian people most in need. It is committed to creating justice, hope and opportunity for all. Programs span the areas of community and family services, disabilities and youth, mental health, independent living and accommodation services. UnitingCare West also offer a range of free and confidential specialist services in the...

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  • HALO - Leadership Development Agency

    HALO is a non-profit incorporated career and personal leadership development agency advancing Hopes, Aspirations and Leadership Opportunities. Using a unique peer mentoring model the agency listens to the needs of Aboriginal young people and their families, provides advocacy, programmes and networking opportunities that enable individuals to discover who they are, design their own futures and make a difference in their communities.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to fund a peer ...

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  • Kanya Mulia School for Deaf Children - Surabaya

    Patricia O'Sullivan Humanitarian Project was founded in 1990 by early childhood expert and humanitarian Dame Patricia O'Sullivan and has been involved in supporting the Karya Mulia School for Deaf Children in Surabaya for over twenty years, to improve services for children with hearing disabilities in East Java. It is the only school in East Java that caters for the needs of children who are deaf.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to assist the humanitarian project in WA&r...

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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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