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Academic Freedom

Presented to

Miss Fatima Farooq

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Group Members:

-Ans Abid -Noiman Aslam -Amara Tariq

-Neelam Mohsin

-Arslan Qureshi

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-Defination -Importance -Problems to be discussed -Conflict with institutional Academic freedom -Interpretation -Students and Academic freedom -Conclusion

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  • Freedom of a student to explore any field or hold any belief without interference from the teacher.


  • The freedom of teachers and students to express their ideas in school without religious or political or institutional restrictions is called academic freedom.

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  • Scholarship cannot flourish in an atmosphere of suspicion and distrust. Teachers and students must always remain free to inquire, to study and to evaluate.

  • It addresses the relationship between academic freedom and the professional autonomy of the professoriate.

  • Increasing the quality and flow of information and understanding in the world (academic freedom and scholarship promotes these goals).

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Problems to be discussed

  • Conflict of interest between the faculty and its student.

  • What about academic freedom for students?

  • To protect academic freedom from “external actors”

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Conflict with Institutional Academic Freedom

Institutions reserve the right to determine

  • Who may teach

  • Who may be taught

  • How it shall be taught

  • How many be admitted to study

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  • Teachers need to avoid controversial issues that are not related to the subject being taught.

  • In public, teachers and others of authority must indicate that what is being said is their personal opinion and does not represent the institution that they are affiliated with.

  • The authority to define and enforce academic freedom lies with the


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Students & Academic Freedom

  • Professors make every reasonable effort to foster honest academic conduct and to assure their evaluations of students reflect each student’s true merit.

  • They avoid any exploitation, harassment, or discriminatory treatment of students protecting their academic freedom.

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  • To protect

academic freedom in the






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Thank You

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