Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

Publication Standards


Researchers submitting manuscripts should consult the American Psychological Association (APA) ethical standards (www.apa.org). Authors should declare that the submitting manuscript has been submitted only to this journal and is not published, in the press, or submitted elsewhere. The author(s) of a manuscript accepted for publication will be asked to assign copyright to Education Reform Journal.

Copyright Notice



This journal is an open-access journal. The authors accept that their manuscript published in the Education Reform Journal® can be accessed by readers through open-access policy. And they can not demand any fee or publication cost for this policy. This journal issues a transfer of copyright agreement that requires author(s) to sign. The author(s) will be responsible for ensuring that all authors are identified on the copyright agreement and written permission by letter or e-mail from each author to sign the copyright agreement.



Creative Commons Licence

This Journal uses Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)




Anti-Plagiarism Approach



Education Reform Journal adopts zero tolerance policy for plagiarism. Maximum efforts are made to preserve scholarly and scientific integrity.



iThenticate® Plagiarism Software will be used for each submitting manuscript before the start of the peer-review process and possible evaluation by editorial office of the journal.



Before submitting a manuscript, authors are advised to check their manuscripts for APA Ethics Code Standard 8.11, Plagiarism.