David Fa’avae is Tongan, born in Niue, raised in Aotearoa New Zealand, and has heritage links to Samoa. He currently works as a lecturer at the University of Waikato. Prior to that, he served as a fellow in leadership and research at the Institute of Education, University of the South Pacific. David values leadership and the mentoring of early career educators and researchers.
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