Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Waikato Journal of Education is a well-regarded peer-reviewed journal. Since the journal was first published in 1995it has made a major contribution to the scholarship on a wide range of topics in the field of education, particularly issues connected to curriculum, learning and teaching. Papers have included reports on educational research and practice and viewpoints on education policies, theories and practices. Issues often have a special focus.

Previous special issues and sections have included sections on creative research in the arts; Pacific education: research and practice; bodies in motion; theorising pedagogy; Māori culture and education; Māori education, teacher education, curriculum, ethics and tertiary education; educational leadership; and new voices in ethnography. The journal appeals to a diverse readership that includes academics, graduate students, teachers across all sectors from early childhood to tertiary, policy makers and "the public".

The journal aims to publish two issues per year. This may alter at times.

The journal is open access. The final published version of every article (or Version of Record) is permanently and freely available online for anyone, anywhere, to read. The journal uses a Creative Commons Licence, which must be respected at all times. There are no charges for submitting or processing any manuscript.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Editorial

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General Section

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Special Issue: Digital Learning: Critical perspectives and lifelong possibilities

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Book Review

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Doctoral Thesis Abstracts

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Foreword

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Contributors

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Special Section: Te Kōhao o Te Rangahau—The indigenous lens on research

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Special Edition: Initital teacher education and the New Zealand curriculum

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Curriculum, teaching and learning

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Māori and Pasifika education

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Politics and teacher education

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Information and communications technology (ICT) and e-learning

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Research Methods

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Special Section on Curriculum

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Special Section: Community and family literacies in Aotearoa New Zealand: Critical analysis of current policies and prac

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Special Issue on Creative Research in the Arts

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Commentary

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Introduction

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TEFANZ Special issue

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Special Section: Theorising pedagogy

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Special Section: Teacher education and teaching:Trends and possibilities

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Poems

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Special Section: Māori culture and education

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Special Section: Educational Leadership

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Special Section: New Voices in Ethnography

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Special Section: Pasifika

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Special Issue: Nine Years of National-led Education Policy

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Special Issue: Research backstories: Reflexive accounts from postgraduate scholars

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Doctoral Abstracts

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Peer Review Process

The Waikato Journal of Education has a blind peer review policy. Articles are reviewed by domestic and/ or international reviewers or members of the Editorial Board.

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilises the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Copyright notice

Authors retain copyright of their publications.

Author and users are free to:

  • Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
  • The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

    AttributionYou must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use

  • NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

  • ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

 


 

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