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Cultural Competence

At work today, I attend a program entitled, “Providing Culturally Competent Services to Individuals, Especially Those with Disabilities.”  The audience consists of counselors, nurses and social workers like me. 331 more words


Tyrone Howard to teachers: Have empathy, demand excellence

Tyrone C. Howard draws a line between sympathy and empathy for poor children and students of color.

Sympathy – feeling sorry for students – can mean teachers have lower expectations, settle for less and choose not to challenge students, he said. 595 more words

EH - Unit 9 - International Guests

After this lesson, you will be able to:

  • recognise and use common business travel vocabulary
  • identify and recommend business facilities
  • use the present perfect continuous with present perfect simple…
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What’s Missing from "Cultural Competency" Conversations? Attention to Growth Mindsets

I always tell folks that everyone has some cultural competencies but no one has them all, and being competent in all identities and categories of difference will always be aspirational.  

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Diverse communities: Fiona Blackburn on cultural competence and how it can help librarians

Today’s post comes from Fiona Blackburn, a member of our ILN community.  Fiona works at the ACT Heritage Library but at the time of writing was the Senior Collections Officer at the… 809 more words

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Columbus Day: Go, Indians!

“Our wild apple is wild only like myself, perchance, who belong not to the aboriginal race here,
but have strayed into the woods from the cultivated stock” 389 more words


33rd Annual Winter Roundtable | Teachers College Columbia University

The Winter Roundtable is the longest running continuing professional education program in the United States devoted solely to cultural issues in psychology and education. The Winter Roundtable will continue its tradition of bringing together scholars, practitioners, researchers, social change agents and students interested in the intersections between race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation in psychology and education. 84 more words