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

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Faaosofia (Sofia) Daly



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.


Dr. John Schischka
Professor Janinka Greenwood

Expected Completion of PhD

December 2014


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