These tools have been jointly developed with BCITO | Te Pūkenga for you to work through and become the best you can be for your employers and to create inclusive worksites that are better for everyone.
Our support tools include interactive learning modules, podcasts, and videos. You can look at these at your own pace in your own time.
What’s being done in Aotearoa to create a more inclusive future for our trade industry? What’s changed over the last 30 years, and how do we compare with other countries? Chris Donnelly and Genevieve Black are joined by Stacy Mendonça from the National Association of Women in Construction, and Robbie Paul of Waihanga Ara Rau to discuss the current state of diversity within New Zealand’s trade industry.
Work In Progress: What’s going on with the lack of diversity in the trades? – Building Belonging | Podcast on Spotify
‘Diversity and inclusion’ shouldn’t feel like a box-ticking exercise on site, but it can sometimes feel daunting for business owners. Genevieve Black and Chris Donnelly are joined by Sam Sefuiva, from Māori and Pasifika Trades Training and Georgina Connelly, general manager of Te Matarau Education Trust, to hone in on the benefits of a more diverse worksite.
Cultural Respect & Safety: What does it look like on site? – Building Belonging | Podcast on Spotify
It’s 2023 and we’re still seeing huge disparities in pay, representation and hiring women in the trades. Why?! We know more women want to get into the trades, but is it enough? Genevieve Black and Chris Donnelly speak to industry leader, Andrew Bellamy about his experience hiring tradeswomen. Then, Angela Meyer, explains what she believes needs to change to get more women and minorities into the trades.
Hiring tradeswomen: what’s holding us back? – Building Belonging | Podcast on Spotify
Here are some easy-to-use interactive modules for you to gain skills and knowledge.
Tips and tricks for numeracy
Diversity, equity, and inclusion in practice
Numeracy and literacy in construction
Creating a space for learning
Tips and tricks for literacy
Tips and tricks for communication