Recommendations for authors

Before submitting a paper for our journal, please read carefully the following recommendations.

The Journal of Educational Sciences (JES) is an open access, peer-reviewed academic journal. All the JES’s articles and reviews are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no submission or article processing charges, and no charge for any reader to read, download and use articles and reviews for their own scholarly activity, if proper credit is given.

All materials are published under an open-access license with authors retaining full and permanent ownership of their work. JES retains a perpetual, non-exclusive right to publish the work and to include it in other aggregations and indexes to achieve broader impact and visibility.

Authors are free and encouraged to store their work elsewhere, for instance in institutional repositories or websites such as, research gate, to increase circulation.

It is the authors responsibility to obtain permission to reproduce illustrations, tables, etc., from other publications.

By submitting their work for publication in JES, authors agree to the terms set above.

Before publishing, all papers are subject for similarity index verification using IThenticate antiplagiarism software. Antiplagiarism policy provided is concerning of:
-  first similarity index < 10%;
-  second similarity index < 7%.

Instructions for the authors:

Download JES template

Every article sent to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Educational Sciences must be original researches or manuscripts not previously published, either in full or preliminary form, in other publication and are not the subject of another peer review process in any other context.

The recommendations below are meant to maintain the expected and desirable scientific quality of the journal. The author(s) can send the electronic version, Microsoft Word (.doc), of the articles via e-mail, at the following address:

The sent papers shall be submitted to a double-blind peer-review. The scientific criteria used by reviewer are also published. If the article does not respect the technical and editing criteria it will not be submitted to the peer-review process.

Editing criteria:

The accepted publishing language is English.

A typical paper for this journal should be between 4000 and 6000 words, inclusive tables of contents, references, figure captions, end notes.

The words and quotes in foreign languages are written in Italics. The quotes in English are written normally. Every quote will be referenced according to APA citation norms.

Every author shall insert his name below the title of the paper, at upper right side of the paper, with a footnote that shall stipulate: academical title, institution, city, country, e-mail.

Every text shall be preceded by an abstract; every abstract shall be followed by the key-words section with maximum of 5 key-words, separated by semicolon. The abstract and the key-words sections shall sum a total of maximum 300 words. The abstract and key-words shall be written in English.

Each abbreviation shall be explained only at first use.

The recommended paper’s structure: Introduction, Theoretical background, Methodology, Results, Discussions, Conclusions.

Complete bibliographical references for works mentioned in the paper should be included as References, at the end of the article.

The bibliographical references must be relevant and updated.

Technical criteria:

Page setup: justified, line spacing: 1,5;

Paper Title: aldine (bold), 14p;

Author(s) Name: Cambria, 12, bold, first page, up right

Text: Cambria, 12;line spacing: 1,5;

First line indent: 1 cm;

Abstract: Cambria, 11, italic, line spacing: 1,5.

Identification footnote: Cambria, 10, single

Other footnotes: Cambria, 9, single

References: Cambria, 10, single, hanging at 1cm

References will be written in APA style format.

For more information on how to cite in APA, check out the APA style guide and Cornell.