Call for Papers

Journal of Educational Research and Development Call for Papers

Jun. 08, 2022 Passed by the Editorial Meeting

The Journal of Educational Research and Development is an academic journal about education issued by the National Academy for Educational Research. It focuses on research and development (R&D) related issues in the field of education. It also promotes domestic and foreign educational academic research and exchanges. The methods for calls for papers and reviews shall be handled in accordance with the relevant regulations of the Taiwan Social Sciences Citation Index (TSSCI) database of the Research Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences from the Ministry of Science and Technology. The Journal welcomes paper submission.

 1.     Call for papers:

(1)   This journal is a quarterly journal. Paper submissions are welcome throughout the year. It is published in March, June, September, and December of each year. The scope of focus in the original papers includes “Teacher Training and Teacher Professional Development,” “Curriculum and Teaching,” “Educational Policy and System” (including educational administration, school administration, and others.), “educational psychology, counseling and evaluation” (including educational statistics). From January 1, 2023 onward, the Journal will only publish papers with topics in the above four educational areas related to theoretical innovation, innovative policy, and creative practices. Through a collection of research on educational theories and practices and analysis on educational issues, the Journal is expected to serve as an important reference for the National Academy for Educational Research.

(2)    Starting from Volume 16, Issue 1, 2020, a new “Research Trends Review” column has been added. The editorial board of this journal can invite scholars and experts from various fields to discuss important issues in the four major fields of this journal and conclude the research trends of these issues through literature review or scientific methods. The goal is to lead different sectors of society in further exploring ways of doing things.

(3)   All manuscripts are reviewed upon arrival. In principle, the editorial department will complete the review procedure within five months after receiving the manuscript and inform the author of whether the article will be published.

2.      Notes for Submission

(1)    Please type your paper on a computer. Both Chinese and English texts are welcome. The length of the manuscript written in Chinese should be within 15,000 words in principle, with a maximum of 20,000 words (including Chinese and English abstracts, footnotes, bibliography, appendices, charts, etc.) A paper that passes review and is revised should not exceed 22,000 words. The Chinese abstract should not exceed 500 words and the English abstract should not exceed 300 words. Please list at least 3 to 5 keywords in both Chinese and English. If written in English, please do not exceed 12,000 words.


(2)    Please use the online submission system to submit manuscripts. Interested contributors are requested to register at the website: ( and upload Chinese and English abstracts and full-text electronic files (Word or PDF format). Please list co-authors, affiliated institutions, highest degree received, areas of expertise, contact phone number, email and other information for verification of authors’ identity by the editorial department.


(3)    Please do not include any personal information in the body of the manuscript, Chinese abstract, and English abstract.


(4)    Please use the latest version of APA formatting for the notes (in the form of footnotes) and bibliography in the submitted manuscript. Detailed specifications can be downloaded from the journal’s website, or obtained by a letter through mail (please attach a return envelope) to the editorial department.


(5)    Manuscripts not submitted in the format required by this journal will be rejected.


(6)    If the manuscript is not accepted, the journal will send a letter of review results to the author. The manuscript however will not be returned. It is the author’s responsibility to keep the original manuscript.


(7)    Due to editorial needs, this journal reserves the right to delete and modify the text when necessary.


(8)    For manuscripts with more than two authors, the contributions of each author should be listed separately.


(9)    There is no limit to the number of articles submitted by a single author in a single issue, but if the author has passed the review of more than 2 works in the current issue, the editorial committee of the journal will decide which article to be published, the number of articles to be published, and issues where articles will be published. In addition to articles that will be published in the current issues, the Editorial Department will inform the authors of the issues in which authors’ paper(s) are scheduled to be published  and obtain their consent. In principle, the paper will be published within one year.

3.      Copyright Matters

(1)     In order to maintain academic ethics, please do not submit manuscripts to other journals while they are under review by the editors. In case of plagiarism, adapting from pre-existing work, and other copyright infringement, the author shall bear the relevant legal responsibilities.

(2)     The authorization method of this journal is a Non-exclusive License to the publishing unit. Once it is decided that the manuscript will be published, it is necessary to sign the authorization of the right to publish articles within the time limit and return the authorization to the editorial department by registered mail. The journal will send the current issue of publication in two copies in return. There is no reimbursement for published articles.

4.      Review of Manuscripts

(1)    All manuscripts in this journal are subject to a two-way anonymous internal and external review processes. The editorial board of the journal invites two scholars and experts in related fields to review manuscripts. The article, after being reviewed by the review committee, is a revised article, and the editorial board will decide whether to publish it after revisions have been completed by the author.

(2)    All manuscripts accepted for publication in this journal may be selected for publication upon the approval of the editorial board and depending on the needs of the editors.