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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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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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