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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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  • One World Centre - Discovery Box on Burma

    The One World Centre is a global education centre with a particular focus on providing resources and professional learning for teachers on global issues.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant that helped to fund the development of the Discovery Box on Burma. The purpose of a Discovery Box is to build understanding among students of how people in different countries live with a focus on everyday life in that country as well as cultural issues. The resources are designed to increase und...

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  • Madjitil Moorna - Halls Creek Project

    Madjitil Moorna is a group of indigenous and non-indigenous people who sing in indigenous language and English to build understanding. Songs are a mix of traditional and contemporary. Madjitil Moorna began as a community arts project of Kalamunda’s Zig Zag Community Arts Inc in 2006. It’s now an independent choir performing at festivals, schools, civic, corporate and private events.

    Sangora Education Foundation donated funds to Madjitil Moorna to help finance a trip to Halls Creek...

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  • Leschenault - Public Schools Alliance - Japanese

    Sangora Education Foundation approved a Grant to support the The Leschenault Alliance of Public Schools: Japanese Project. The project was established to develop a strong link between Primary School and High School Japanese teaching and learning programmes. To enhance the quality of Japanese teaching, eight Japanese teachers from the Kingston Primary School Cluster, conducted “shadowing a colleague” professional learning programme.

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  • Neerigen Brook Primary School - Community Training

    Neerigan Brook Primary School is an Independent Primary school which caters for the culturally diverse needs of children from surrounding catchments. The school is populated with students from over 15 different backgrounds. Almost 20% of the students are indigenous. In 2011 the school developed plans to establish a Community Teaching Kitchen and Restaurant to promote a healthy, active lifestyle through education, participation and commitment.

    Sangora Education Foundation contributed a Grant t...

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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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