Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
The Editors will prepare an introduction to the current issue. From time to time, guest editors will be invited to write an editorial, or editors of Special Issues will write an introduction to the Special they have edited.
Contributors are encouraged to submit opinion pieces on topical issues relating to teachers and education. At their discretion, the editors may invite opinion pieces on topical themes each issue. Opinion pieces should be 1000-1500 words.
These are normally outlines of research projects or theses and should not be longer than 1,500 words. The editors especially invite pieces co-authored by project, theses or PhD/EdD supervisors and students.
Reflective discussions of teachers' work by teachers in the field on topics of interest to the educational community, from early childhood to tertiary. Length 1000-2,500 words
Contributors have an opportunity to submit responses to previously published articles. A number of authors may develop grouped contributions on topical themes or subjects of interest to teachers. The editors may also invite authors to develop a forum on a subject of interest. Forum contributions pieces should not exceed 1500 words. Abstracts are not required, but referencing is.
Peer-reviewed articles should not exceed 6000 words and should focus on topics of broad relevance to the work of teachers across all or any educational sectors. Submitted articles are double blind peer-reviewed, drawing on a national panel of reviewers.
Reviews of 500–1000 words are welcomed. These may also be solicited by the editors.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.