Call For Paper - African Journal of Education (AJE)
Aims and Scope
The African Journal of Education (AJE) is a peer-reviewed, international journal that provides a forum for the publication of articles from academics and policymakers on the advancement of educational practice in Africa. The journal aims to advance both theoretical and empirical research, inform policies and practices, and improve the understanding of the impact of academic research in the latest trends, examination of new procedures, evaluation of traditional practices, and replication of previous research for validation of African educational system. The journal seeks to provide information for policy makers, educational administrator, educational researchers, curriculum planners and teachers.
AJE calls for research papers in all areas of Education. Contributors are expected to submit original research papers, survey papers, case studies and academic or scholarly articles. We at AJE, welcome high quality work from policy makers, educational administrators, educational researchers, curriculum planners and teachers.
The journal accepts papers that may have a continental, regional or country focus, but not outside Africa. Papers may address all aspects of Education. Articles submissions are being expected from September, 2019. Falsification of data, plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the author's own work, in whole or in part without proper citation is a serious offence, will not be accepted. ONE copy of the manuscript with a separate cover page showing full author names, institutional affiliation, contact number and email address should be sent to the editor through firstname.lastname@example.org. Your submission will be acknowledged electronically within 24 hours provided it is received on a working day.
Instructions to Authors
Ethics in publishing: Authors should observe high standards with respect to publication ethics as set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Falsification of data, plagiarism, including duplicate publication of the author's own work, in whole or in part without proper citation is a serious offence, will not be accepted. Since July 1 2019, all papers accepted for publication in this journal are passed through the anti-plagiarism software, iThenticate. The journal’s threshold is 20% excluding references and in-text citations.
ONE copy of the manuscript with a separate cover page showing full author names, institutional affiliation, contact number and email address should be sent to the editor through email@example.com. Your submission will be acknowledged electronically within 24 hours provided it is received on a working day.
In order to facilitate processing of submissions, please make sure that you:
1. Attach a cover page with title of the manuscript, the author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s), including email address.
2. Include only the title page on the first page of the manuscript in order to maintain anonymity.
3. Include an abstract of not more than 150 words.
4. Produce the manuscript—including abstract, quotations, tabular material, notes, and references - in a double-spaced format, allowing a one-inch margin on all sides.
5. Type all tables, using a standard word processing programme and number them consecutively in the necessary pages.
6. Refer to all illustrations and charts as Figures within the text. They should, however, be presented in a similar way as Tables above, that is in separate pages at the end of the manuscript, with consecutive numbers and brief descriptive titles.
7. Keep notes at a minimum.
8. Use three descending levels of headings consistently throughout the paper. They should be descriptive but brief. Numbers may be used to identify levels of headings.
9. References to other publications should be complete and should contain full bibliographical details. For multiple citations in the same year use a, b, c immediately following the year of publication. References should be shown within the text by giving the author's last name followed by a comma and year of publication all in round brackets, e.g. (Kuada, 1994).
10. The following examples illustrate the style of referencing used in the journal:
(a) Books: Surname, initials and year of publication, title, publisher, place of publication, e.g. Kuada, J. (1994), Managerial Behaviour in Ghana and Kenya – A Cultural Perspective, Aalborg University Press, Aalborg. Please, note that the title of books must be in italics.
(b) Chapter in edited book: surname, initials and year, "title", editor's surname, initials, title, publisher, place, pages, e.g. Whitley, R. (2001), “Developing Capitalism: The Comparative Analysis of Emerging Business Systems” in Jacobsen, G. and Torp, J.E. (Eds.) Understanding Business Systems in Developing Countries, Sage New Delhi. pp: 25-41. Please, note that the title of the book must be in italics.
(c) Articles: Surname, initials, year "title", journal, volume, number, pages, e.g. Kuada, J. (2002), “Collaboration between developed and developing country-based firms: Danish-Ghanaian experience” Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing Vol. 17 No. 6 pp: 538-557. Please, note that the title of the journal must be in italics. If there is more than one author to a paper, please list all authors with their surnames followed by initials.
10. Authors will receive a PDF copy of the issue in which their article appears.
11. Authors should submit ONLY ONE copy of their manuscripts with all Author Details and affiliations in a cover page within the manuscript (i.e. FIRST PAGE).
12. Authors should also insert all Tables and Figures within the next text to where they are cited.
There is no publication fee attached.
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