Editorial Principles

Ahi Evran University Journal of Kırşehir Education Faculty (JKEF), is a refereed journal publishing scientific studies in Turkish and English in the field of education. The journal is published three (3) times a year, in April, August and December. Educational sciences and field education studies are included in the journal.


Copyright of works,
While the candidate article from the author (s) is uploaded to the system, the Copyright Transfer Agreement Form will be signed by all authors and a scanned copy will be uploaded to the system.


The candidate article is forwarded to the Editor after preliminary examination by the secretariat. The editor examines the candidate article in terms of (1) journal publication policy, (2) publication principles, (3) spelling rules and (4) originality of the candidate article. As a result of this examination, the candidate article found suitable is sent to the relevant field editors. Ineligible candidate articles are returned to their authors with justification.


The Field Editor examines the candidate article in terms of its suitability and originality to the field and forwards it to at least 2 referees from outside the author's institution. The works whose referee process is completed are finalized by the Field Editor by taking the referee feedback into consideration. (Accept- Major Correction-Minor Correction-Decline). This decision is sent to the author(s) together with its reasons. However, the final decision regarding the publication of the candidate article is made by the Editorial Board. In the process of determining and updating the publication policies of the journal and determining the referees when necessary, the opinions of the editorial board members are sought.

Manuscripts submitted to the journal must not have been published elsewhere or sent for publication.


Authors should prepare their works in accordance with APA 7 (American Psychological Association) standards.


The works sent to the journal are not returned whether they are published or not.

The English version of the candidate article must be proofreaded and the proofreading document must be uploaded to the system. In order for candidate article to be processed for evaluation, it must have an originality report taken from any academic plagiarism prevention program (e.g: Ithenticate). Each author whose name is included in the candidate article must write their 16-digit ORCID ID number in the form of XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX in the article. Our journal is a free journal that does not demand any fee during the article application and publication process.


All articles published in JKEF are open access and distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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