Why The Term “Cultural Competence” Should Be Avoided When Cultivating Belonging for LGBTQIA+

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Culturally Responsive Teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning (Ladson-Billings,1994).

We see this term used in the field of Diversity Equity and Inclusion. While it has worked to understand cultural humility and the importance…