Browse the latest Impact Factors for your favourite Taylor & Francis Group titles. Search for journals in Education below.

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Adult & Continuing Education

Educational Gerontology

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.674
This well-respected journal offers up-to-date original research in the fields of gerontology, adult education, and the social and behavioral sciences.

Studies in Continuing Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.000
Studies in Continuing Education is a scholarly journal concerned with all aspects of continuing, professional and lifelong learning.

Comparative & International Education

Comparative Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.123
Comparative Education is an international peer-reviewed research journal which, since its inception in 1964, has contributed to the growing importance of comparative perspectives in the analysis of educational issues in national, international, and global contexts.

Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.010
Comparative and international studies in education enjoy new popularity. They illuminate the role of education in Development, the effects of globalisation and post-structural thinking on learning for professional and personal lives.

Educational Administration, Leadership & Management

School Effectiveness and School Improvement

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.491
School Effectiveness and School Improvement presents information on educational effectiveness, practice and policy-making across primary, secondary and higher education.

Educational Media & Technology

Computer Assisted Language Learning

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 2.121
Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) is an intercontinental and interdisciplinary journal which leads the field in its dedication to all matters associated with the use of computers in language learning, teaching and testing.

Distance Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.592
Distance Education is a peer-reviewed journal of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia, Inc.

Interactive Learning Environments

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.674
Interactive Learning Environments publishes articles on all aspects of the design and use of interactive learning environments in the broadest sense, encompassing environments that support individual learners through to environments that support collaboration amongst groups of learners or co-workers.

Learning, Media & Technology

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 2.035
Learning, Media and Technology aims to stimulate debate on digital media, digital technology and digital cultures in education.

Technology, Pedagogy and Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.066
Technology, Pedagogy and Education seeks to serve the international education community by disseminating research findings regarding the use of information and communication technology (ICT) to improve teaching and learning.

Education Policy

Journal of Education Policy

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 2.313
The Journal of Education Policy aims to discuss, analyse and debate policymaking, policy implementation and policy impact at all levels of and in all facets of education.

Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.310
As the flagship publication for the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, the journal publishes original articles from a multidisciplinary community of researchers who are committed to applying principles of scientific inquiry to the study of educational problems.

Educational Research

Applied Measurement in Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.750
Applied Measurement in Education's prime objective is to improve communication between academicians and practitioners. To help bridge the gap between theory and practice, articles in this journal describe original research studies, innovative strategies for solving educational measurement problems, and integrative reviews of current approaches to contemporary measurement issues.

Asia Pacific Journal of Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.785
Asia Pacific Journal of Education focuses on major shifts in educational policy and governance, curriculum and pedagogy, and on the everyday lives and practices of students and teachers in the Asia-Pacific Rim.

British Journal of Educational Studies

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.133
British Journal of Educational Studies is one of the UK's foremost international education journals. It publishes scholarly, research-based articles on education which draw particularly upon historical, philosophical and sociological analysis and sources.

Cambridge Journal of Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.982
Cambridge Journal of Education publishes original refereed articles on all aspects of education, with a particular emphasis on work that contributes to a shared understanding amongst academic researchers, theorists, practising teachers, policy-makers and educational administrators.

Cognition and Instruction

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.217
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.

Creativity Research Journal

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.216
Publishing high-quality, scholarly research capturing the full range of approaches to the study of creativity—behavioral, clinical, cognitive, crosscultural, developmental, educational, genetic, organizational, psychoanalytic, psychometrics, and social.

Curriculum Inquiry

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.959
Curriculum Inquiry is a leading international journal in the field of curriculum studies. It is dedicated to studies of educational experience in schools, communities, families, and other local or transnational settings, using a range of theoretical and disciplinary approaches.

Educational Research

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.909
Educational Research is an international peer-reviewed research journal which, since its inception in 1958, has contributed as a leading international forum for informed thinking on all issues of contemporary concern in education.

Educational Review

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.464
Educational Review is a leading journal for generic educational research and scholarship. For over half a century it has offered authoritative reviews of current national and international issues in schooling and education.

Educational Studies

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.581
Educational Studies aims to provide a forum for original investigations and theoretical studies in education. The journal publishes fully refereed papers which cover applied and theoretical approaches to the study of education.

Irish Educational Studies

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.447
Irish Educational Studies is an international, refereed journal publishing manuscripts on a range of topics relevant to education by drawing on the full spectrum of disciplines that feed into educational theory and practice.

Journal of American College Health

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.556 
The Journal of American College Health provides information related to health in institutions of higher education.

Journal of the Learning Sciences

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 2.297
The Journal of The Learning Sciences provides a multidisciplinary forum for research on education and learning as theoretical and design sciences.

Mind, Culture, and Activity

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.114
Mind, Culture, and Activity is an international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed articles that examine the relationships between the human mind, the sociocultural environments they inhabit, and the way that mind and culture are constituted in a wide variety of human activities.

Oxford Review of Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.890
Committed to deploying the resources of a wide range of academic disciplines in the service of educational scholarship, and the Editors welcome articles reporting significant new research as well as contributions of a more analytic or reflective nature.

Research Papers in Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.033
Research Papers in Education has developed a reputation for publishing significant educational research findings of recent years.

Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.768
The Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research is an international refereed research journal focusing on central ideas and themes in educational thinking and research.

The Journal of Educational Research

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.197
A well-known and respected periodical that reaches an international audience of educators and others concerned with cutting-edge theories and proposals.

Theory Into Practice

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.929
A nationally recognized, peer reviewed journal featuring multiple perspectives and scholarly, yet practical and engaging, discussions of important issues in education.

Ethics, Religion & Philosophy of Education

British Journal of Religious Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.472 
The leading journal in Britain for the dissemination of international research in religion and education and for the scholarly discussion of issues concerning religion and education internationally.

Educational Philosophy and Theory

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.566
Educational Philosophy and Theory publishes articles concerned with all aspects of educational philosophy. It will also consider manuscripts from other areas of pure or applied educational research.

Journal of Beliefs & Values

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.508
The principal aim of Journal of Beliefs & Values is to focus critical enquiry relevant to four fields of study; Theology, Religious Studies, Religious Education and Values in Education.

Journal of Moral Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.644
The journal encourages submissions across the human sciences and humanities that use a range of methodological approaches and address aspects of moral reasoning, moral emotions, motivation and moral action in various contexts and roles.

Further & Higher Education

The Journal of Higher Education 

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.883
Founded in 1930, The Journal of Higher Education publishes original research reporting on the academic study of higher education as a broad enterprise.

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.391
Its purpose is to advance understanding of assessment and evaluation practices and processes, particularly the contribution that these make to student learning and to course, staff and institutional development.

Higher Education Research & Development

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.206
Higher Education Research & Development (HERD) is an international peer-reviewed journal, established in 1982 as the principal learned journal of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA).

Innovations in Education & Teaching International

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.667
Innovations in Education and Teaching International is the journal of the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA).

Studies in Higher Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.527
Studies in Higher Education is a leading international journal publishing research-based articles dealing with higher education issues from either a disciplinary or multi-disciplinary perspective.

Teaching in Higher Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.814
The journal is interdisciplinary in nature and aims to open up critical discussion and debate across subject areas by involving all those who share a commitment to the field of teaching.

History of Education

History of Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.333
History of Education focusses on the history of education in all parts of the world, and is recognised as a key resource for both educationists and social historians alike. The journal publishes original research and major reviews of books in the history of education.

Paedagogica Historica

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.381
A trilingual journal with European roots, Paedagogica Historica discusses global education issues from an historical perspective. The journal thrives on contributions from top class authors including specialists in Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Modern Period.

Literacy, Languages & Performing Arts

International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.373
Theoretical and conceptual analysis, foundational and applied research using qualitative or quantitative approaches, critical essays, and comparative book reviews are all invited. Contributions from varied disciplines are welcome: linguistics, sociology, psychology, education, law, women’s studies, history and economics, informatics included.

Language Assessment Quarterly

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.000
The journal is dedicated to the advancement of theory, research, and practice in first, second, and foreign language assessment for school, college, and university students; for employment; and for immigration and citizenship.

Language Awareness

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.605
The journal is open to contributions from a broad range of research approaches: qualitative and quantitative, established and innovative. It welcomes work dealing with a wide variety of languages and international contexts.

Language and Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.254
The journal provides a forum for the discussion of recent topics and issues in the language disciplines which have an immediate bearing upon thought and practice in education.

Language, Culture and Curriculum

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.385
The journal is a well-established journal that seeks to enhance the understanding of the relations between the three dimensions of its title.

Music Education Research

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.458
The journal is an international refereed journal which draws its contributions from a wide community of researchers.

Reading & Writing Quarterly

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.061
The journal disseminates critical information to improve instruction for regular and special education students who have or who are at-risk for having difficulty learning to read and write.

Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.153
A refereed journal aimed at those who are interested in applying performance practices to cultural engagement, educational innovation and social change. It provides an international forum for research into drama and theatre conducted in community, educational, developmental and therapeutic contexts.

Scientific Studies of Reading

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 3.056
The journal publishes original empirical investigations dealing with all aspects of reading and its related areas, and occasionally, scholarly reviews of the literature and papers focused on theory development.

Professional & Vocational Education

The Journal of Economic Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.486 
Instructors of introductory through graduate level economics will find the journal an indispensable resource for content and pedagogy in a variety of media.

Research Methods in Education

The Journal of Experimental Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.588
Published studies span the domains of learning, instruction, and cognition; motivation and social processes; and measurement, statistics, and research design.

Science & Mathematics Education

Environmental Education Research

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.709
The purpose of the journal is to help advance understanding of environmental and sustainability education through a focus on papers reporting research and development activities.

International Journal of Science Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.240
The journal bridges the gap between research and practice, providing information, ideas and opinion. Special emphasis is placed on applicable research relevant to educational practice, guided by educational realities in systems, schools, colleges and universities.

Journal of Biological Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.946
The journal aims to bridge the gap between research and practice, providing information, ideas and opinion, in addition to critical examinations of advances in biology research and teaching. Through the coverage of policy and curriculum developments, the latest results of research into the teaching, learning and assessment of biology are brought to the fore.

Mathematical Thinking and Learning

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.962
The journal is directed at researchers interested in mathematics education from any of these perspectives, with a particular focus on mathematical thinking, reasoning, and learning.

Research in Science & Technological Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.676
Scholarly research that investigates and interrogates the psychological, sociological, economic and organisational aspects of science and technological education, as well as developments within the global curriculum is encouraged.

Studies in Science Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 2.417
The central aim of Studies in Science Education is to publish review articles of the highest quality which provide analytical syntheses of research into key topics and issues in science education.

The Journal of Environmental Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.621
The journal seeks to promote dialogue and debate on key areas of interest in the fields of environmental and sustainability education. Publication of diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives for international audiences is aimed at improving the quality of research and practice in education.

Sociology of Education

British Journal of Sociology of Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.324
The journal publishes high quality original, theoretically informed analyses of the relationship between education and society, and has an outstanding record of addressing major global debates about the social significance and impact of educational policy, provision, processes and practice in many countries around the world.

Critical Studies in Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.347
Critical Studies in Education is one of the few international journals solely devoted to a critical sociology of education. Two interests frame the journal’s critical approach to research: (1) who benefits (and who doesn’t) from current social arrangements in education and, (2) from the standpoint of the least advantaged, what can be done about inequitable arrangements.

Cultura y Educación: Culture and Education 

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.607
This journal delves into the educational fact as a permanent cultural construction throughout the life span, in diverse settings and through diverse teaching-learning mechanisms, linked to diverse social human organizations.

Disability & Society

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.145
Disability & Society is an international journal providing a focus for debate about such issues as human rights, discrimination, definitions, policy and practices. It appears against a background of change in the ways in which disability is viewed and responded to.

Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.496
Discourse is an international, fully peer-reviewed journal publishing contemporary research and theorising in the cultural politics of education. The journal publishes academic articles from throughout the world which contribute to contemporary debates on the new social, cultural and political configurations that now mark education as a highly contested but important cultural site.

Gender and Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.639

Gender and Education grew out of feminist politics and is committed to developing critical discussions of gender and education in its broadest sense. 

Journal of Language, Identity and Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.477
This journal publishes cutting-edge interdisciplinary research from around the world, reflecting diverse theoretical and methodological frameworks and topical areas related to educational policies and approaches that explicitly address various dimensions of diversity and linguistic rights in educational contexts and beyond.

Race Ethnicity and Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.257
Race Ethnicity and Education is the leading peer-reviewed journal on racism and race inequality in education. The journal provides a focal point for international scholarship, research and debate publishing original and challenging research that explores the dynamics of race, racism and ethnicity in education policy, theory and practice.

Special Needs & Educational Psychology

Educational Psychologist

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 9.350
The scholarly essays, reviews, critiques, and theoretical and conceptual articles featured in this exceptional journal contribute to understanding issues, problems, and research concerning all aspects of educational psychology

European Journal of Special Needs Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.605
The European Journal of Special Needs Education reflects the dynamic growth of the theory and practice of special needs education as it is emerging worldwide.


2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.414
The purpose of Exceptionality is to provide a forum for presentation of current research and professional scholarship in special education.

High Ability Studies

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.130
It is a medium for the promotion of high ability, whether through the communication of scientific research, theory, or the exchange of practical experience and ideas.

International Journal of Disability, Development and Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.576
The journal provides a single source of information on the education and development of persons with disabilities.

International Journal of Inclusive Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.844
The journal provides a strategic forum for international and multi-disciplinary dialogue on inclusive education for all educators and educational policy-makers concerned with the form and nature of schools, universities and technical colleges.

Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.548
The journal provides a forum for improving the scientific understanding of consultation and for describing practical strategies to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of consultation services.

Sport & Physical Education

Physical Education & Sport Pedagogy

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.872
The journal provides a forum for high quality educational research intended to have a high impact on both policy and practice for a national and international readership.


2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.375
Quest is the official journal of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education. It is the leading journal for interdisciplinary scholarship for professionals in kinesiology in higher education.

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport

​2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.815

The journal publishes research in the art and science of human movement that contributes significantly to the knowledge base of the field as new information, reviews, substantiation or contradiction of previous findings, development of theory, or as application of new or improved techniques.  

Sport, Education and Society

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.339
The journal concentrates both on the forms, contents and contexts of physical education, sport and health education found in schools, colleges and other sites of formal education, as well as the pedagogies of play, calisthenics, gymnastics, sport and leisure found in familial contexts, sports clubs, the leisure industry, private fitness and health studios, dance schools and rehabilitation centres.

Teaching & Teacher Education

Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 0.964
This journal promotes rigorous research that makes a significant contribution to advancing knowledge in teacher education across early childhood, primary, secondary, vocational education and training, and higher education.

Journal of Curriculum Studies

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.079
The journal welcomes innovative papers that analyse the ways in which the social and institutional conditions of education and schooling contribute to shaping curriculum.

Journal of Education for Teaching

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.111
The journal interprets ’teacher education’ in the widest sense, to include academic staff involved with, and responsible for, initial teacher education, continued professional development and the broad field of research into higher education’s contribution to education.

Teachers and Teaching

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.158
The journal offers a means of communication and dissemination of completed research and research in progress, whilst also providing a forum for debate between researchers.

Teaching and Learning in Medicine

2016 IMPACT FACTOR: 1.052
The international scope of the journal reflects the common challenge faced by all medical educators: fostering the development of capable, well-rounded, and continuous learners prepared to practice in a complex, high-stakes, and ever-changing clinical environment.