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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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  • W.A. Business Studies Summer School

    WA Business Studies Summer School provides an opportunity for the business leaders of the day to mix with those of tomorrow. During a five day intensive residential program, senior high school students interact with the leaders of the business community. They learn about business, how it works, the role of business in society and the opportunities for a career in business.

    A grant from Sangora Education Foundation provided sponsorship for students to attend the WA Business Studies Summer Scho...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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