New Zealand is a diverse country with over 200 different ethnicities. The Ministry for Ethnic Communities is committed to promoting the benefits of ethnic diversity and offers an Intercultural Capability eLearning programme to support this. This introductory programme is aimed at increasing people's cultural understanding to better interact or communicate with people from different backgrounds.
The programme is made up of four modules and focuses on understanding what culture is, how it impacts on communication and behavior and provides tools and methods for improving people’s ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries.
The programme is interactive, self-directed and self-paced, meaning you can move through it as quickly or slowly as you like. Each of the four modules builds on the previous one. We recommend that you do the modules in order and then let us know what you think by filling in the survey following Module 4.
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