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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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  • Teen Challenge - W.A. Foundation

    Teen Challenge was established in 1985. It includes many facilities and one of WA’s largest youth drug and alcohol rehabilitation and training centres.

    Sangora Education Foundation funded the costs to run TAFE Computer Education Courses for young men and women to enable these students in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program to work towards receiving their Computer Qualification Certificate whilst at the rehabilitation centre. By training young people in the rehabilitation program i...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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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