Aims and scope

The African Journal of Educational Research (AJER) (ISSN 2591- 6998) is the flagship of the International Society for Academic Researchers (ISfAR), featuring articles that advance the empirical, theoretical, and methodological understanding of educational research. It publishes original peer-reviewed analyses that span the fields of arts, science, technology and education across all subfields and disciplines and all levels of analysis. AJER welcomes submissions of the highest quality, reflecting a wide range of perspectives, topics, contexts, and methods, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research work. The journal is published twice a year.

The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for researchers, academics and professionals from all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various issues and developments in educational research.

The journal is committed to prompt review, and priority publication is given to manuscripts with novel findings. Researchers are invited to submit original papers in English. Papers published elsewhere or under consideration elsewhere shall not be submitted.

Guidelines for Contributors

  • All manuscripts for AJER should be submitted electronically to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items. Submissions may be returned to authors or rejected if they do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • AJER operates a double-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers do not know the names or affiliations of the authors and the reviewer reports provided to the authors are anonymous.
  • All manuscript should conform to the APA publication manual for referencing.
  • Paper submissions for AJER should be 3000-6000 words in length, sent in MS-Word format using Garamond or Times New Roman, font size 12; Single spacing.
  • Supply complete contact information for all authors on a separate title page file: Name, affiliation and e-mail address.
  • All manuscripts should include an abstract of 100–120 words. Please also include a list of 3 to 5 keywords.
  • Please use endnotes rather than footnotes. Notes should be indicated by consecutive superscript numbers in the text and listed at the end of the article before the References. A source reference note should be indicated by means of an asterisk after the title. This note should be placed at the bottom of the first page.
  • Supplementary material should be appended in an Appendix and placed before the Notes and References.
  • Acknowledgements of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the References.
  • All photographs, graphs and diagrams should be kept to the minimum and should be referred to in the text.
  • Once the article has been accepted for publication, authors will be asked to submit a final copy of their revised article.
  • Upon submission of a research article authors undertake, should their article be accepted for publication, to pay the prescribed publication fee of $200.00.
  • No telephone enquiries are allowed. Manuscripts and correspondence should be forwarded to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Prof Luckson Kaino- Josiah Kibira University College, Tanzania


  • Dr Eugenia Kafanabo University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Editorial Board

  • Prof Luckson Kaino- Josiah Kibira University College, Tanzania
  • Dr Nicholas Zezekwa – Bindura University of Science Education, Zimbabwe
  • Dr Margarethanne Cornell- Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.
  • Dr Hamza Mokiwa – University of South Africa; South Africa
  • Dr Eugenia Kafanabo University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Dr Modupe Osokoya, Ibadan University, Nigeria
  • Dr Yakub A. Yakub, University Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana.
  • Dr Mansur Abubakar Wara – Federal University Dutsinma, Nigeria
  • Prof MT Gumbo-University of South Africa
  • Dr Mansur Wara- Federal University Dutsinma, Nigeria

Subject areas include, but not limited to the following fields:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Art and Design Education
  • Business and Management
  • Communication and Multimedia
  • Government and Humanities
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Health Studies
  • Business and Management
  • Languages
  • Communication and Multimedia
  • Law
  • Economic and management science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Technology and Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Tourism and Environmental Management
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Visual Arts Studies



Editorial policy

The African Journal of Educational Research (AJER) (ISSN 2591- 6998) publishes scholarly articles and research results on a wide spectrum of topics and issues related to education. The Journal accepts no responsibility for the views and opinions expressed and data submitted in the articles by authors. The International Society for Academic Researchers (ISfAR), which is the publisher of the Journal through the Editorial Board, does not necessarily accept or hold the views contained in any material presented in the Journal.

Open access

All articles published by the AJER are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers.

As authors of articles published in the AJER you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article.