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Yes, by creating a school context where bilingualism and Pasifika languages are highly valued in all learning contexts (not just for social and cultural purposes).
You can make sure parents know about the advantages for their children of growing up fully bilingual.
You can establish good links with Pasifika families and communities and establish regular dialogues about values and goals in relation to learning and language, and about curriculum objectives.
There are still many ways mainstream teachers can foster students' Pasifika languages even if they don't speak those languages themselves. Most of the LEAP inquiries have some suggestions for how you might do this.
Motivation results from learning as well as contributing to it. Students who have success in learning are motivated to learn more. In that sense all the LEAP inquiries address motivation through exploring various ways of helping Pasifika students to learn well.
Yes, there is a lot to be learned from the Māori-medium education experience. Kohanga reo and kura kaupapa Māori have explored many issues relevant to bilingual Pasifika students' learning and maintaining their Pasifika languages in a predominantly monolingual English speaking environment.
See the Ministry of Education website www.education.govt.nz sections on Māori education, Pasifika education, and Research.
There are two important aspects to developing bilingual Pasifika students' academic language.
As a teacher of Pasifika bilingual students, you probably know people (including senior students or former students) who could produce fiction and non-fiction writing, art work and photography, and music, in Pasifika languages, and/or with a Pasifika theme for schools. Down the Back of the Chair is the Ministry of Education's catalogue of teaching and learning resources for schools. You could contact the Pasifika tam at the Ministry of Education for how to contribute materials for publication. This would be a good focus for a collaborative project with your local Pasifika communities.