Monday, September 26, 2005

So, why have cultural awareness training?

For most of us, working with different cultures is an everyday experience.

Poor cultural awareness can have severe consequences on a workplace or community.

What starts as an embarrassing moment or religious opinion could lead to a loss of sale, tensions in the work place or even a court case for race discrimination.

By being more aware and sensitive, conflicts are less likely to arise, and if they do arise, we have the confidence to deal with them in the appropriate way.

An understanding of how and why cultures play a major part in peoples lives will enable a team to work better together.

Interactive Ochre embraces the Pitjantjatjara or Anangu way of Ngapartji-Ngapartji (nupartgee –nupartgee) which means “you give me something and I’ll give you something” – “giving and sharing for everyone's benefit" - working both ways.

Intercultural relationships are partnerships where we learn from each other.

In this way, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous users can use it and learn from Interactive Ochre – together.
People need to work more effectively in a cross cultural environment – particularly with Aboriginal people.

Interactive Ochre gives an opportunity to look at Indigenous ways of doing things.

Learning while being entertained is appealing.

This is a useful approach when exposing people to sensitive or cultural issues.

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