African Journal of Chemical Education: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The African Journal of Chemical Education (AJCE) is a biannual online journal of the Federation of African Societies of Chemistry (FASC). The primary focus of the content of AJCE is chemistry education in Africa and other parts of the world. More specifically, papers on any aspect of Chemistry Education such as teaching organic, analytical, physical, inorganic, polymer, green, climate change, environmental chemistry and chemistry curricula as well as assessment in chemistry are acceptable for publications. AJCE also encourages issues on chemistry and indigenous knowledge/practice, chemical safety, natural products and related areas. AJCE aims to serve the community of Chemistry Educators and Chemistry Teachers.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The first review process is by the Editorial Board members to check the appropriateness of the content of the submitted manuscript to the purpose of the Journal. Then the manuscript will be sent to two anonymous reviewers to review it based on specific criteria. Based on the reviewers comments the Editor-in-Chief will make the final decision.


Publication Frequency

2 issues published per year


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief   : Temechegn Engida, UNESCO-International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa, ETHIOPIA

Associate Editors: Ahmed Mustefa, Department of Chemistry, Addis Ababa University,   ETHIOPIA

Dereje Andargie, Institute of Education, Debre Birhan University, ETHIOPIA

Belina Terfasa, Department of Chemistry, Kotebe Metropolitan University, ETHIOPIA


International Advisory Board

Prof. Peter Mahaffy, King’s University College, CANADA
Prof. John Bradley, University of the Witwatersrand, SOUTH AFRICA
Prof. Ameen F.M. Fahmy, Ain Shams University, EGYPT
Prof. Hassimi Traore, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, USA
Prof. Hans-Dieter Barke, University of Muenster, GERMANY

ISSN: 2227-5835
AJOL African Journals Online