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Reach more readers with Routledge Education journals

We have partnered with institutions and funders in Ireland and around the world to help researchers publish open access in their chosen journals. This partnership means you could publish your research open access with a much-reduced Article Publishing Charge (APC) or in many cases at no cost at all.

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To help you along you open access publishing journey, we wanted to highlight some top education research journals you can publish in. You can browse all of our educational research journals here.

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Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness publishes multidisciplinary scientific inquiries on educational success and problems, including intervention, evaluation, policies, theory and methodology.

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Journal of Curriculum Studies publishes papers on curriculum studies, covering pedagogy, political, social and cultural studies, education policy, vocational education and more.

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Educational Action Research is concerned with exploring the dialogue between research and practice in educational settings. It publishes action research in education, including reflective practice, professional development, curriculum development and democratic management.

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A trilingual journal with European roots, Paedagogica Historica discusses global education issues from an historical perspective. Topics include: Childhood and Youth, Comparative and International Education, Cultural and social policy, Curriculum, Theory and Methodology

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The  Journal of Research in Childhood Education features articles that advance knowledge and theory of the education of children, infancy through early adolescence. Consideration is given to reports of empirical research, theoretical articles, ethnographic and case studies, participant observation studies, and studies deriving data collected from naturalistic settings.

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The Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy is dedicated to the study of curriculum theory, educational inquiry, and pedagogical praxis. This leading international journal brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to explore and critically examine diverse perspective on educational phenomena, from schools and cultural institutions to sites and concerns beyond institutional boundaries.

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Theory & Research in Social Education is designed to stimulate and communicate system­atic research and thinking in social education. Its purpose is to foster the creation and exchange of ideas and research findings that will expand knowledge and understanding of the purposes, conditions, and effects of schooling and education about society and social relations

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Among education journals, Cognition and Instruction’s distinctive niche is rigorous study of foundational issues concerning the mental, socio-cultural, and mediational processes and conditions of learning and intellectual competence. For these purposes, both “cognition” and “instruction” must be interpreted broadly. The journal preferentially attends to the “how” of learning and intellectual practices.

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