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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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  • Warnbro Community High School - International Environment Summit

    The 21st Century International Schoolhouse began as a teacher-initiated classroom project. The project was designed to integrate curriculum in a way that students could apply newly acquired knowledge to promote community development through global collaboration. By incorporating technology and the tools of the Internet, an Interactive Schoolhouse was created as a venue for communication, collaboration and problem-solving. In the past, schools in the International Schoolhouse have focused on a va...

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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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  • 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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  • Kanya Mulia School for Deaf Children - Surabaya

    Patricia O'Sullivan Humanitarian Project was founded in 1990 by early childhood expert and humanitarian Dame Patricia O'Sullivan and has been involved in supporting the Karya Mulia School for Deaf Children in Surabaya for over twenty years, to improve services for children with hearing disabilities in East Java. It is the only school in East Java that caters for the needs of children who are deaf.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to assist the humanitarian project in WA&r...

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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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