Education Open Access Hub Page

Welcome to the Education Open Access Hub Page!

This page serves as a repository for those seeking to reach the widest possible audience for their research within the academia arena. Here you will be able to find key introductory information on Open Access, including how you can benefit by publishing OA, and how funding works within the publishing model.

Why should you choose to publish Open Access?

  • Greater public engagement
    Your research will be accessible to those outside of academia, including: international, central and local government, voluntary organizations and field work agencies.
  • High quality peer review 
    All papers undergo rigorous peer review, which ensure the reader that the journal inclueds valuable new research.
  • Increased readership
    Open access articles are available to anyone, anywhere, for free. As such, the potential reach of your paper is much broader than publishing within traditional journals.
  • Enhanced copyright 
    Publishing using a Creative Commons Licence means you can share your final article on social media, academic networking sites, and in a repository.
     

If you are interested in publishing in Open Access find out more about our OA Education journals below: 

Education Inquiry

Education Inquiry

Education Inquiry publishes articles that present and debate contemporary education research and policy, changes in teaching and learning across all sectors of education, the nature and processes of education and training.  The journal is published in cooperation with Umeå School of Education, Umeå University.

Open Review of Educational Research

Open Review of Educational Research

Open Review of Educational Research publishes original papers and state-of-the-art literature reviews from a multidisciplinary perspective accepting both quantitative and qualitative studies, as well as articles that employ historical or philosophical orientations and is  committed to the principles of openness and philosophies of education.

The journal benefits from being included in the DOAJ and is sponsored by the Society for Educational Studies and Philosophical Education Society of Australia

International Journal of Adolescence and Youth

International Journal of Adolescence and Youth

International Journal of Adolescence and Youth provides analysis of problems and policies related to adolescents and youth ranging from health and medical care to social policy and employment; will be of interest to institutions and government at all levels. The Journal is aIndexed in Scopus, Educational Research Abstracts, PsycINFO, and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ),

All articles in the archive for Adolescence and Youth (volumes 1-18) are now free-to-access. 

Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy

Nordic Journal of Studies in Educational Policy

NordSTEP investigates the relationships between educational policy, practice and research in a variety of academic settings. It explores and discusses traditional and contemporary ideas, issues, trends, and problems in education, particularly those relating to educational policy, curriculum and teaching throughout an individuals'  preschool to higher education. 

NordSTEP is ranked by both the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD) and Finnish Publication Forum; while additonally benefiting from being indexed in DOAJ & Google Scholar.

Cogent Education

Cogent Education

Cogent Education is an open access journal that publishes research from across a broad spectrum of educational research. This ranges from education policy-making across the world through to the proffesional devlopment of teachers at all levels.  As an open access journal, Cogent Education's editorial teams evaluate submissions based on their scholarly and methodological soundness rather than the perceived level of future importance.

Research In Middle Level Education

Research in Middle Level Education Online (RMLE Online) is  by the Association for Middle Level Education and enclosesquantitative and qualitative studies, case studies, action research studies, integrative reviews, and interpretations of research literature. Th journal is endorsed by Middle Level Education Research (MLER) Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). 

RMLE Online can be found across a variety of indexing and abstracting platforms including: 

  • EBSCOhost
  • ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
  • Ovid
  • ProQuest