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International Review of Education

International Review of Education

Journal of Lifelong Learning

Executive Editor: Stephen Roche

ISSN: 0020-8566 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0638 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11159

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Stephen Roche
The Executive Editor of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) invites submissions from theoreticians, researchers and practitioners of education. The IRE was first published in 1931, making it the world’s longest-running international journal of comparative education. It has been edited by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) since 1955. Traditionally, the IRE has not only published research on systems and methods of education, but also explored innovations and efforts to increase access to education for those excluded socially, economically or politically. The IRE is published by Springer Science+Business Media.
Since 2013, the IRE has gradually shifted its focus from comparative education to a closer alignment with the work of UIL. Priority is therefore given to papers on adult education, non-formal education and literacy, or on formal education viewed through the lens of lifelong learning. Consistent with the mandate of UNESCO, the IRE aims to foster exchange on lifelong learning from all regions of the world, particularly developing countries. It serves not only research communities, but also policy-makers and practitioners.
The IRE is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal which accepts submissions in English and French from all regions of the world. Manuscripts should be original and should not be under consideration by another journal or published elsewhere prior to submission. To submit an article (max. 6,000 words) or note (max. 2,000 words) for consideration, please register at www.editorialmanager.com/REVI. Click on “instructions for authors” for more detailed information before proceeding to “submit a manuscript”.
In addition to inviting submissions for its general issues, IRE also publishes regular guest-edited special issues on key topics in lifelong learning, adult education, non-formal education and literacy. Draft proposals for special issues should be submitted directly to the Executive Editor, Mr. Stephen Roche (s.roche@unesco.org).

 

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    The International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) is edited by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, a global centre of excellence for lifelong learning and learning societies. Founded in 1955, IRE is the world’s longest-running peer-reviewed journal of comparative education, serving not only academic and research communities but, equally, high-level policy and practice readerships throughout the world. Today, IRE provides a forum for theoretically-informed and policy-relevant applied research in lifelong and life-wide education and learning in international and comparative contexts.

    Consistent with the mandate of UNESCO, the IRE aims to foster scholarly exchange on lifelong learning from all regions of the world, particularly developing and transition countries. In addition to inviting submissions from authors for its general issues, the IRE also publishes regular guest-edited special issues on key and emerging topics in lifelong learning, adult education, non-formal education and literacy.

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