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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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  • 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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  • UnitingCare West - School Community Learning Project

    UnitingCare West is a not-for-profit community services organisation. It provides a diverse range of holistic programs and services which support, serve and empower West Australian people most in need. It is committed to creating justice, hope and opportunity for all. Programs span the areas of community and family services, disabilities and youth, mental health, independent living and accommodation services. UnitingCare West also offer a range of free and confidential specialist services in the...

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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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  • Plan International - Bangladesh

    Plan-International supports activities that benefit children and families in developing countries. Plan–Bangladesh has been operating since 1994, helping poor children to access their rights to health, education, economic security and protection.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to support Plan’s Global Connections Program – Bangladesh. The project has an emphasis on vocational training for young people in Bangladesh, utilising the opportunity for skills buildin...

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  • Mekarsari School Library - Bali

    The Swan Valley Rotary Club works in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Bali-Denpasar to support the Bali School Kids Project.

    Sangora Education Foundation provided a Grant to support the joint charitable project to build and equip the library at SD 3 Mekarsari School.

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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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