Definition of self-direction in English:

self-direction

noun

  • See self-directed

    • ‘The fact that we value our independence must be the starting ground for creating conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, self-direction and self-initiated learning.’
    • ‘In fantasy, they get to feel the omnipotence, invulnerability, aggression and self-direction that real life makes so difficult.’
    • ‘This exercise encourages critical thinking and promotes self-direction in planning for individual learning needs.’
    • ‘It treats them as if they are not the protagonists of their own lives, not moral agents with the same capacity for self-direction as the rest of us.’
    • ‘To be considered, applicants needed to show evidence of exemplary performance and self-direction, an acceptable attendance history, and no active disciplinary actions on file.’