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Rae   Si'ilata

Faculty of Education and Social Work
The University of Auckland (New Zealand)

Rae Si‘ilata is a Lecturer in Biliteracy-Pasifika at the University of Auckland in the Faculty of Education and Social Work. Her work focuses on bilingualism and Bilingual Education, Maori education, Pasifika education, second language acquisition, reciprocal community-school partnerships. She directs two Ministry of Education projects: the Pasifika Early Literacy Project and the Pasifika Teacher Aide Project. Rae is interested in bilingual/biliterate academic outcomes, and is committed to teacher professional development in bilingualism/biliteracy. She supports teachers to critically examine notions of power and success, and to value and utilise the language and cultural resources of whānau/aiga/families within classroom learning.
Member of
European Society for Oceanists (ESfO)
Pacific History Association (PHA)
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First and Early contacts
21st century
20th century
Ancestral Oceania
Indigenous languages
Maori, Samoan, Fijian, Rarotongan, Tongan, Tokelauan, Niue

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