Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- All authors have a profile with author email, institutional affiliation, ORCID, biographical details
- The submission is original work which has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
- The submission file is in a recent version of Microsoft Word.
- Author(s) have included a title page with full contact details of the corresponding author and full titles, names, affiliations, ORCID ID and email addresses of co authors. Please upload this as a supplementary file.
- No information revealing the identities of the author(s) have been included in the manuscript itself. Check that you have deleted author and affiliation details from your file's properties (access File>Properties in the MS Word menu to delete) and click OK.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- The authors have cross checked the in-text references with the Reference List. Citations and references are in APA 7th style.
- A 250 word (maximum) abstract and up to six (6) key words have been included.
- Ethics approval has been granted (where appropriate) and information regarding ethics approval is included in the paper.
- The author/s have read the Copyright Notice and have permission for any reproduction.
- Three potential reviewers for the paper, including names, affiliations, email addresses and any conflict of interest, have been provided on the cover page which is separate from the manuscript.
- All URL addresses have been checked and are activated.
The Editors welcomes original research or evidence-based practice papers that have not been published elsewhere and are not being considered for another journal. Thre types of submission are available:
1. Journal Papers up to 8,000 words which are within the scope of the Journal are invited for review. All material submitted for publication shall be evaluated by a double blind peer review process.
2. Rural Connections: Celebrating Schools and Communities up to 600-2000 words. This is a reviewed but not refereed section highlighting positive initiatives in rural, regional and remote contexts.
3. Book Reviews up to 800 words addressing issues related to rural, regional and remote contexts.
The Editors, in consultation with the Editorial Committee, reserve the right to accept or reject any manuscript. Inquiries should be made to the Journal Manager email@example.com.
Manuscripts submitted for publication should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. It is the responsibility of authors to secure release of any copyright materials included in their manuscripts, and to provide written evidence of this to the editors. If accepted and published, papers become the copyright of the Australian and International Journal of Rural Education.
Papers are accepted on the understanding that they are subject to editorial revision. The Editorial Committee cannot guarantee that all contributions will be published nor give definite dates of publication. However, contributors will be advised if their papers are not accepted or if there will be a long publication delay.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.