To realise sustainable social, cultural, environmental
and economic wealth and freedom for all.
To facilitate academic and professional management and
leadership excellence through education and research programmes.
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Creating thought and action leaders for the world
It is the purpose of the Freedom Institute of Higher Education to:
1. Support sustainable social, cultural, environmental and economic wealth and freedom for all;
2. Create excellent transformative and professional facilitators, advisors, managers and leaders for the world;
3. Conduct research that generates new knowledge and excellence in practice;
4. Support human rights and equity and
5. Act as a critic and conscience of society.
To provide international quality professional higher education that establishes a national and international reputation for:
1. Providing effective philosophically, theoretically, research and practice balanced
2. learning experiences which comprehensively achieve all programme graduate profile components;
3. Develop graduates with the highest professional standards, values and ethical conduct;
4. Graduate work-ready and further study ready graduates;
5. Developing graduates with the capabilities and integrity to enact decisions that support the Institute’s vision;
6. Effective education pathways in chosen professional fields and
7. Extensive stakeholder support for programmes and graduate employment outcomes.
The objectives of the institute are to:
1. Graduate learners who meet and support New Zealand’s Tertiary Education Strategy aspirations;
2. Achieve equitable educational outcomes for Māori and learners from other ethnic groups at FREEDOM;
3. Graduate learners capable of enacting the Institute’s vision and mission through professional facilitator, advisor, managerial and leadership roles.
4. Consistently develop graduates that excel in local, national and global contexts;
5. Contribute through excellent facilitation, curriculum design and research at local, national and international levels;
6. Contribute nationally and internationally significant new knowledge and practices that contribute to the realisation of New Zealand government goals and objectives.
7. Act as a critic and conscience of society in alignment with the Institute’s vision and mission and
8. Continually improve all institute outcomes, systems and processes to the highest international standards.