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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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  • Country Artists in Residence Programme

    The Visual Arts Foundation of Western Australia is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support and enrichment of art education, on all levels in Western Australia. One of many of their art education programs included the Artist in Residence Program. Artists from the community are sent into schools to meet a particular need or request from art teachers within these schools.

    Sangora Education Foundation contributed funding towards the Country School Artist in Residence Program. Financial...

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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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  • 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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  • Pathways Foundation - Mobile Kitchen

    The Pathways Foundation is a National harm prevention charity that assists young people to make the fundamental emotional shift from being a child to becoming a young adult.

    The Pathways Foundation run a series of award winning and independent research supported contemporary rites of passage programs designed to motivate the young men and women of Australia to be inspired about their future and help them avoid the dangers of drugs, depression and unnecessary risk taking behaviour, to not only...

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  • P.I.N - Planned Individual Network

    Planned Individual Networks (PiN) is a not-for-profit organization created by families to help support families plan and create a fulfilling future for their relative with a disability. PiN is a unique, family led organisation operating in Perth, WA.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to PiN to assist families with a disabled member to attend the Safe and Secure Workshops. Families learn how to build safe and secure futures for their sons and daughters through planning and support ...

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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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