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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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  • ACICIS - Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies

    The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) was established in 1994 to provide a mechanism through which Australian students can undertake studies in Indonesia. ACICIS is a non-profit consortium of universities that develops and coordinates high quality, in-country study options in Indonesia.

    In-Country study provides an opportunity to put academic study of Indonesian into practice by learning Indonesian language in its lived context, through field proje...

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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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  • 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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  • Stellar Children's Project, Cambodia

    A grant was provided to support education for children and community development in Andong, Cambodia.

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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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