Academic freedom

definition

Liberty of educational institutions to decide courses and research, and of teachers to teach subjects, without outside coercion.

example of use

However, the notion of transformation as a more complex metaphor for social and educational change is invoked in order to ensure that the equity challenges are addressed within a framework that values, for example, curriculum reform, changes in institutional culture, innovative scholarship, academic freedom, and public good engagement as much as it does diversity in all its forms (Lange and Singh, 2010: 57).

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