How to publish your paper in the OpenED Network Journals

Interested in submitting a manuscript to the OpenED Network Journals? So this guide is for you.

Choose the journal to submit your manuscript

First of all, you should choose the journal you will submit your manuscript to. Please pay special attention to the subject matter of your manuscript to be within the scope of the journal. Manuscripts that are not suitable for the scope of the journal are rejected even if they have high scientific quality. We strongly recommend you to examine the aims and scope of the journals listed below before choosing the journal you will submit the manuscript to.

Research in Social Sciences and Technology

Journal of Curriculum Studies Research

Research in Educational Policy and Management

Journal of Culture and Values in Education

Prepare your manuscript

The OpenED Network Journals publish original scientific works including empirical research papers, meta-analytical studies, theoretical models, literature review, book review, factual presentations and discussions. Manuscripts submitted to the OpenED Network Journals should have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere at the time of submission.

All manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with the form and style as outlined in the journal’s “Author Guidelines”. For detailed information, please refer to the website of journal you will send the manuscript to. 

OpenED Network Journals follow strict ethical standards for publication to ensure high-quality scientific publications and public trust in research findings. As well as publishers, editors and reviewers, authors have some ethical obligations with regard to the publication and dissemination of the results of research. For detailed information on ethical issues, please refer to “Publication Ethics Policy and Guidelines

Submit your manuscript

Manuscripts must be submitted via online submission system of journals. Submission by email is not accepted.  Manuscript are submitted through the journal’s own website. You need to register with the journal prior to submission. The online submission system will guide you stepwise through the submission process.

Peer review process

All manuscripts submitted to OpenED Network Journals are rigorously evaluated via a double-blind peer review process. Peer review process may vary from a journal to another. For detailed information, please refer to the website of journal you will send the manuscript to. For an overall information, you can read “Peer Review Policy and Procedure”.

Publication fee

To cover the cost for providing our high-quality publishing service and free access to readers, authors pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) for manuscripts accepted after peer-review. APC varies by journal. For detailed information about APC, please refer to website of the respective journal.  

Open access and copyright

All journals published by the OpenED Network are open access which means that all content is online and freely available without charge to readers. The journals’ content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The authors retain copyright of their articles. For detailed information, please refer to “Open Access, Copyright and Self-archiving Policies”.


For general questions or any technical problem you encounter during the submission process, please feel free to contact us:

For specific questions concerning editorial process, please contact to Editor-in-Chief of the journal you will send the manuscript to. You can find him/her contact information on the journal’s website.