College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Bahir Dar University. 

Sources of Support:

The journal is funded by the College of Education and Behavioural Sciences of Bahir Dar University.

Peer Review:

All research articles submitted to this journal will undergo rigorous peer reviewing process, based on initial editorial screening and refereeing by at least two anonymous referees. The purpose of the review is to ensure the research is properly verified before being published thereby improve the quality of the research. BJE follows Double blind Peer Review process. 


A full double-blind refereeing process is used that comprises of the following steps.

  • Paper is sent to 3 reviewers for review.
  • The reviewers' recommendations determine whether the paper will be accepted/accepted subject to change/subject to re-submission with significant changes/rejected.
  • For papers which require changes, the editorial team will ensure that the comments by the reviewers are duly considered.
  • If the paper is accepted by the reviewers, the author(s) will be immediately notified.
  • Author/corresponding author will be notified about the possible date of publication
  • Upon publication of the article, the PDF document of the manuscript will be sent to the authors.


The review process takes maximum three months. In general, the following steps shall be followed for submission

  1. Manuscripts are first submitted to the editors of BJE.
  2. Manuscripts are registered and will be given serial number.
  3. Authors receive notification of receipt of articles.
  4. Manuscripts are presented to the Editorial Board for preliminary assessment, assessment of relevance of the theme. The Board will screen the manuscripts and decide for possible consideration in the BJE publication.
  5. In accordance with the Board’s decision, manuscripts will be sent to three anonymous reviewers who have thorough understanding of the theme/topic and specialized in the area covered in the article. In the meantime, contributor/s will be asked to send filled and signed copy right form that the article is their own and original.
  6. After reviewed manuscripts are received the Editorial Board reviews the referees’ comments and decides on the status of the manuscript.
  7. The decision of the Editorial Board will be communicated to the respective authors through the Editor-in-chief
  8. Shall the Editorial Board decide the manuscripts are not of acceptable standard for BJE publication, the corresponding authors will be informed about the status of their articles and rejected manuscripts will be sent back. If the manuscript meets the required standard, the author is further requested to revise the manuscript according to the comments suggested.
  9. After revision, the author will send back the manuscripts to the editor-in-chief.
  10. The Editorial Board will reevaluate the revised manuscripts as to whether the revisions made were in accordance with the referees’ comments. Then, the Board will give its final decision on the publication of the manuscripts.
  11. Respective Authors will be notified of the decision of the Board through the Editor-in-Chief.
  • Authors whose revised manuscripts were finally accepted will be notified when their manuscripts are to be published, including the volume and the Journal Number.
  • Authors are seriously required to make a final proof-read before the manuscripts are sent to printing.

All manuscripts with the required style and format should be submitted to the Editor in chief. Authors are required to use the standard format of BJE as indicated in “Author guideline”. Manuscripts will be considered for publication provided that they have not been previously published and are not simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere. BJE publishes only original researches and investigations. This does not refer to papers presented orally at symposia or other proceedings. The Editorial Board reserves the right of final acceptance, rejection and editorial correction of papers submitted. Authors are responsible for all statements made in their work including changes made by the copy editor. Priority and time of publication are governed by the Editorial Board’s decision.

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.

Publication Scheduling:

The journal publishes two issues per year. 

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2415-0452
print ISSN: 1816-336X