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The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (TAPER) gets Q1-ranking in Scimago Journal Rank

  • 2021 SJR (Scientific Journal Rankings) = 0.802
  • Q1 in Education

Source: https://www.scimagojr.com/journalsearch.php?q=17900156737&tip=sid&clean=0


  • CiteScore 2021: 4.1; CiteScore Tracker 2022: 3.7
  • Social Science (Education) rank: #201/1406

Source: www.scopus.com 

The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (TAPER) is an international refereed journal of original and innovative research in education.  It provides a venue for the publication of empirical and theoretical studies in education, with emphasis on the experiences of successful educational systems in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The journal publishes:
Regular Article that report original and innovative research work that leads to the understanding and/or improvement of educational processes and outcomes using research methods and analytic frameworks of the varied academic disciplines (anthropology, applied linguistics, cognitive science, economics, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, among others) and also using multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches;
and Special issue articles whose description will be provided on Call for Papers of each special issue.

Regular Article shall contain maximum 6000 words (Including the references)

  • Reports on successful educational systems in the Asia-Pacific Region that are currently underrepresented in research literature
  • Surveys original work leading to the understanding and/or improvement of educational processes and outcomes
  • Seeks to replicate studies originally done in western countries, in the context of specific Asian countries or communities

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  • Timothy Teo
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

2.409 (2020)
Impact factor
1.968 (2020)
Five year impact factor
15 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
214,219 (2021)

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This journal has 16 open access articles

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