Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal publishes a broad range of papers from all branches of education and individual or group learning relating to education, including but not limited to curriculum, elementary and secondary education, higher and adult education, teacher education, the education of special groups, gender and education, educational and information technology, educational theory, research and methodologies.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.


Publication Frequency

2016 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2015 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2014 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2013 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December
2012 Semiannual, published in June and December


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



Academic Keys
CNKI Scholar                                                
Gale's Academic Databases
Google Scholar
Open Access Journals Search Engine(OAJSE)
PKP Open Archives Harvester
Standard Periodical Directory



Order Printed Issues

Before you order printed journals, please contact: jel@ccsenet.org, checking the availability of journals.
Price: 40.00USD/copy
Shipping fee: 20.00USD/copy