Faaosofia (Sofia) Daly - PhD Student Profile - College of Education, Health and Human Development - University of Canterbury

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Faaosofia (Sofia) Daly

sofia.daly@pg.canterbury.ac.nz

Qualifications

Master of Education
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science
Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching
Bachelor of Education
Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
Certificate in Teaching People with Disabilities

PhD Project Title

O au o matua fanau (Children are the pinnacle of their parents' affection): Empowering Samoan parents' involvement in their children's education through school and into tertiary studies.

Supervisors

Dr. John Schischka
Professor Janinka Greenwood

Expected Completion of PhD

December 2014

Background

I am based at Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies. I am hoping to extend this study to include other Pacific ethnic parents and how they support their children at tertiary level of study.

Research Interests

Parents and children