Foundation Skills

Diversity Awareness

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Description

This programme provides an overview of the concept of cultural diversity. The aim of the programme is to assist learners with: - Increasing their awareness of the various dimensions of diversity - Examining their own cultural identity and how that identity affects their relationships with others - Becoming more aware of their own attitudes, perceptions, and feelings about various aspects of diversity - Making a commitment to increase their understanding of diversity issues NQF Level 4


Outline

Diversity Defined
What is Diversity?
Why do We Need to be concerned about Diversity?
Dimensions of Diversity
The Past / The Future
Culture Defined
What is Culture?
What if you Belonged to a Different Culture?
Where did we Receive our Cultural Programming?
Cultural Filters: “On Automatic”
Cultural Awareness
The African Culture
The Western Culture
The Indian Community
The Jewish Culture
The Asian Culture
Verbal and Non-Verbal Guidelines
Tips for Cross-Culture Communication
Showing Consideration
Gender Differences
Disability Etiquette
Developing Diversity Competence
Awareness, Knowledge, Skills, Action / Behaviour
Working Together Effectively Across Cultures
Making a Commitment to Diversity