Freedom Institute is a family business, which was established in response to an identified need and perceived gap in the market for an organisation that provided practice-based, higher-level education for professionals in business, health, higher education and social sciences. Freedom Institute is accredited to deliver many programmes designed by the New Zealand Curriculum Design Institute, a company that specialises in programme design. Tutors are well qualified, experienced and passionate about the values and approach at the institute. They use a facilitative, inclusive approach which encourages collaboration with other learners, thereby enhancing the learning experience. The institute’s purpose is to support students to achieve a valuable qualification that will accelerate their career, improve employability, develop professional capabilities and empower them to achieve their aspirations in life.