Publisher:

Publisher contact person:  Prof. George K. NJOROGE (PhD) (Principal UR-CE)

Email:                                principal.ce@ur.ac.rw       

Phone:                               0788300895                     

Fax:                                   (250) (0) 252586890 / (0) 252586885 

Mailing address:                P.O. Box 5039 Kigali - Rwanda

Sources of Support:

Funds from the University of Rwanda - College of Education

Peer Review:

To publish an article with Rwandan j. Educ., a peer – review process is engaged with established and renowned publishers in academia. The process is preceded by investigation of the Manuscripts’ adherence to the publication guidelines (here-attached), and originality using the anti – plagiarism software before it is accepted for the next steps or rejected. Each transmission is expected to have at least above 70% of originality to be accepted for the review process, or signed certifications from the previous publishers.

All the reviewers and authors are anonymous to each other through appropriate coding of each manuscript to blind each transmission. It is after coding that each manuscript is forwarded to at least two reviewers with different backgrounds but with relevant scholarly experiences. The review is conducted for a period of one month and the dully completed review report formats (Here attached) are submitted to the chief editor whose role is to coordinate the process and ensure double blindness (author & reviewers) as an intermediary. The author submits the final version of his/her article after considering the comments of the reviewers and making necessary proof reading and corrections, then signs the copyright agreement with the chief editor of the Rwandan j. Educ.

The records indicated that about 07% of the submissions are not recommend for publication; about 23% are recommended subject to major reviews; about 33% are recommended subject to minor reviews; 37% are strongly recommended for publication. In total about 30% fall out during the editorial process, i.e., either rejected or withdrawn by authors.

In all cases, communication between authors, editorial board and the peer review team remains the key to the editorial process, and it begins at the submission of article manuscript until the final notification publication, and the Editorial Board reserves the rights of taking the final decisions that concern selections of articles, of reviewers; as well as the publication and distribution processes.

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:

This journal publishes annually (Subject to increased frequency)

General:

Focus and Scope

The Rwandan Journal of Education (RJE) is a scholarly, peer-reviewed, and annual journal dedicated to education. Its primary goal is to publish and advance knowledge and research in the field of education. The Journal is based at the University of Rwanda – College of Education and it publishes articles that critically explore research and theoretical issues, as well as innovations that inform education policy, planning and practice.

RJE encourages submission of original and unpublished manuscripts on pertinent educational issues that will stimulate and/or enrich discussion forums on improving quality in all aspects of education including teaching and learning processes, programs, governance, management and others.

Peer Review Process

To publish an article with Rwandan j. Educ., a peer – review process is engaged with established and renowned publishers in academia. The process is preceded by investigation of the Manuscripts’ adherence to the publication guidelines (here-attached), and originality using the anti – plagiarism software before it is accepted for the next steps or rejected. Each transmission is expected to have at least above 70% of originality to be accepted for the review process, or signed certifications from the previous publishers.

All the reviewers and authors are anonymous to each other through appropriate coding of each manuscript to blind each transmission. It is after coding that each manuscript is forwarded to at least two reviewers with different backgrounds but with relevant scholarly experiences. The review is conducted for a period of one month and the dully completed review report formats (Here attached) are submitted to the chief editor whose role is to coordinate the process and ensure double blindness (author & reviewers) as an intermediary. The author submits the final version of his/her article after considering the comments of the reviewers and making necessary proof reading and corrections, then signs the copyright agreement with the chief editor of the Rwandan j. Educ.

The records indicated that about 07% of the submissions are not recommend for publication; about 23% are recommended subject to major reviews; about 33% are recommended subject to minor reviews; 37% are strongly recommended for publication. In total about 30% fall out during the editorial process, i.e., either rejected or withdrawn by authors.

In all cases, communication between authors, editorial board and the peer review team remains the key to the editorial process, and it begins at the submission of article manuscript until the final notification publication, and the Editorial Board reserves the rights of taking the final decisions that concern selections of articles, of reviewers; as well as the publication and distribution processes.

Publication Agreement

Copyright:
In order for a submitted work to be accepted and published, the author(s) agree to transfer copyright of the work to the Rwandan Journal of Education (RJE). This includes full and exclusive rights to the publication in all media now known or later developed, including but not limited to electronic databases, microfilms, and anthologies.

Author Warranties:
The author(s) represent(s) and warrant(s) the following conditions: that the article submitted is his/her (their) own work; that the work has been submitted only to the RJE and that it has not been previously published; that the article contains no libellous or unlawful statements and does not infringe upon the civil rights of others; that the author(s) is (are) not infringing upon anyone else's copyright. The author(s) agree that if there is a breach of any of the above representations and warranties that s/he (they) will indemnify the Publisher and Editor and hold them blameless. If an earlier version of the paper was presented at a conference, the author must acknowledge the presentation and the conference.

Publication Frequency

This journal publishes annually (Subject to increased frequency)

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.

Sources of Support

Funds from the University of Rwanda - College of Education

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2312-9239