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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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  • Active Foundation - Behaviour Support Staff Training

    The Active Foundation was established in 1951. It is a family–based not-for profit organisation which provides a range of support services to people with disabilities enabling them and their families to pursue a better life.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to assist with funding the cost of Active Foundations Behaviour Management Training Program. The training package developed by Active around the philosophy of positive behavioural support provides staff with strategies t...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Kesiman 11 Primary School, Bali

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a grant to provide library facilities to this school through Rotary Australia World Community Service.

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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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