A paper in Education and Development (PED) is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the analysis of educational problems and issues from a multidisciplinary point of view. Contributions are invited from authors in a variety of academic disciplines whose work has significant implications for educational policy and/or practice both in Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. The journal is published twice a year. The Editorial Board accepts research-based analytical papers, original research reports, book reviews and short communications.

Notes for contributors
1. Manuscripts should be sent electronically to the Chief Editor, Papers in Education and Development (PED), School of Education, University of Dar es Salaam-Tanzania via E-mail: papersineducation@gmail.com, copy to Associate Chief Editor’s email address.

2. On the first page of your manuscript, indicate the title of the paper, the names, institutional affiliation, postal and e-mail addresses of the author(s). If a paper has more than one author, indicate which author is responsible for correspondence concerning your submission. On the second page, provide the title and an abstract of no more than 120 words, as well as up to five key words which do not appear in the title.

3. The entire manuscript must be typed in 1.5 spacing with ample margins (at least one inch) in Times New Roman, font size 12. All pages must be numbered at the bottom left. The manuscript must be set in UK English language default.

4. Full-length analytical papers and research-based articles should contain at most 8,000 words. Book reviews and short communications must not exceed 4,000 words.

5. All manuscripts submitted will be refereed by at least two scholars of proven competence in their areas of specialisation. Nevertheless, the final decision regarding publication shall reside with the Editorial Board.

6. Papers submitted for publication in the PED must not have been published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere. This is an important matter of ethics but also of copyright.

7. References and reference citations should follow the style of the American Psychological Association (APA) version six. Please take time to study this style and the associated rules, as submissions that do not follow these APA guidelines will not be accepted.

8. The titles of journals must not be abbreviated. They must appear in full.

9. Papers accepted and published by PED become the copyright material of the Journal, unless otherwise specifically agreed.

10. Authors of published articles will receive a free copy of the journal issue.

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2665-0746
print ISSN: 0856-4027