Aims and Scope

The aim of ACCESS: Contemporary Issues in Education is to provide an international forum where current educational concerns and trends – theoretical, empirical, and practical – can be expressed and critical discussion promoted.

The journal is Open Access online.

It accepts manuscripts from diverse local and global perspectives, focused on theoretical, empirical or philosophical research, analysis, and commentary on contemporary issues impacting, influencing and informing teaching, learning, and educational studies.

The editors encourage a range of approaches to the presentation of research and ideas, including longer essays, shorter commentaries, interviews, and responses to previous papers.

The journal has a diverse global readership and seeks manuscripts in English that are accessible and relevant to education practitioners, researchers and policy makers.


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