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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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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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