Aim & Scope

The Journal of International Social Sciences Education (ISSEJ) (ISSN 2146-6297) is a scholarly open access journal. It publishes extended full-length research papers that have the scope to substantively address current issues in education. There is no restriction on the length of the papers relevant to any field of study within education. Submissions that synthesize information from disparate backgrounds, place research findings within a broad context, extend our methodological and theoretical understanding, and have the likelihood of informing education policy and practice, are preferred.

The Journal of International Social Sciences Education (ISSEJ)  publishes across all relevant fields of research, including but not restricted to:

  • Curriculum: what shall we teach and how shall we teach it?
  • Learning: conditions under which cognitive, affective, and participatory learning takes place
  • Historical and social science ideas: how shall we apply them in the classroom?
  • Perspectives on social sciences: emerging topics and controversial issues
  • Topics of current interest: global issues; gender and ethnicity; the use of technology; higher-order critical thinking; peace education and conflict management; multicultural social sciences curriculum; thematic instruction; and reading and writing in the social sciences classroom
  • Testing and evaluation
  • Teacher education
  • Special education
  • Sociology of education
  • Pedagogies
  • Learning and teaching
  • Educational technology
  • Educational technology systems
  • Curriculum studies
  • Educational policy
  • Educational history
  • Educational philosophy and theory of education
  • Educational administration and educational management

Period Months
June December

21910All papers published in the journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International