Journals of Education

ABOUT THE JOURNAL

Parami's Journal of Education seeks to make valuable educational information readily accessible to the public in the form of both general and scholarly articles.


The Journal also seeks to provide a reputable research destination for industry professionals and academics in Myanmar's education sector, as its editorial advisory board comprises local and international scholars.

AIMS AND SCOPE

Parami Journal of Education publishes a variety of article types.


The goal is to provide general readers (parents, students, the community) and professionals (academics, researchers, teachers, education stakeholders) with relevant and up-to-date information about educational issues and trends in Myanmar.

WHO CAN SUBMIT ARTICLES

Submissions are open to private individuals, researchers, and industry professionals from all sectors - academic, public, private, and NGO.

We also welcome manuscripts from emerging researchers and recent graduate students who seek publication experience and exposure.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION

1. Types of submissions

General:
  • Personal Story
  • News
  • Interview / Case Study
  • Education Prospective
  • World Education in Focus
  • Myanmar Education in Focus
  • Cross-cutting Issues in Education
    • Gender
    • Ethnicity
    • Disability
    • Rural
Research Articles:
  • Original research
  • Policy analysis
  • Field work
  • Review Article
  • Book review
Note:

Papers accepted for publication in the journal are accepted on the understanding that the content has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. This must be stated in a covering letter or email. This covering letter is separate from the submitted manuscript.

2. Format of submissions

All submissions must include
  • Title page: Manuscript type, manuscript title, author name/s, email address, telephone number, and organisation affiliation (if any).
  • If figures/images are included, they must be of high resolution and include a caption.
  • If tables are included, they must include a descriptive caption.
  • “General” articles do not require specific section headings. Section headings can be added by the author if desired.
  • “Research” articles require section headings that identify the progress or logic of the article.
  • Document type and settings:
    • Microsoft Word Document
    • A4 size document with 3cm margins all sides
    • Left margin aligned
    • Line spacing “1.5 lines”
    • 11-point Calibri font
    • Paragraphs separated by “double-enter”. Do not use “tab” or “first line indent”. Do not indent the first line of a paragraph using space bar.
    • Additional notes can be used. For this, use superscript Arabic numerals in the order in which they appear. All notes should be footnotes, not endnotes.
Original Research
  • Original research
    • Minimum section to be included are:
      Abstract (250-word maximum), Keywords, Appropriate section headings, Conclusion, References.
  • Policy analysis
    • Example of sections to be included in the manuscript are:
      Executive Summary, Issue in Context, Policy Options, Policy Recommendations, Sources Consulted/Recommended.
  • Field work
    • Example of sections to be included in the manuscript are:
      Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, References. Additional sections can be added for clarity if desired.
  • Review article
    • At request of editorial team.
  • Book review
  • Referencing: The journal uses the APA referencing style. Please ensure that your research adheres to this referencing style. For further information, see chapter 6 of the Sixth Edition of the APA Publication Manual. Also consult their website: https://bit.ly/2QMKOHY
  • Ensure that your research paper is prepared for double-blind peer review. Do not self-identify in the paper. Author’s name appears on title page only, except where author’s published material is cited and referenced.

3. Language of submissions

  • Burmese/Myanmar and English are the official languages of the Journal.
  • We encourage authors of ethnic languages to submit their work in their ethnic language. For example, any languages that are currently present in Myanmar, such as: Chin, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Mon, Rakhine, Shan.

4. Contact details for submissions

  • Author name, email address, contact telephone number, and organisation affiliation (if any) to be provided on the title page (first page).

5. Peer review policy

  • All “general” articles undergo a single-blind peer review process. This is based on initial editor screening and is performed by members of the editorial team.
  • All research articles undergo a double-blind peer review. This is based on initial editor screening, and each research paper being made anonymous.
  • Editors make the final decision about which articles (general and research) are included in each issue.
  • The Journal is currently scheduled for publication bi-annually, in June and December.

6. Ethics

Parami Journal of Education is committed to ethical practices at every stage of the research process.

  • Use of inclusive language
    • Where appropriate, use language that includes all people. For example, unless referring to specific people, use gender inclusive phrases like “she/he” instead of simply “he”, or “humankind” instead of “mankind”.

  • Plagiarism
    • Plagiarism occurs when an author uses content of another author’s work without appropriately citing and acknowledging the other author’s work. Parami Journal of Education has a zero-tolerance policy regarding plagiarism. Please ensure that your work is appropriately cited and referenced.

  • Declaration of interest
    • Declare any sponsorship or funding sources and any possible competing interest. Failure to do this will result in the article being dismissed or withdrawn.

Kindly address all submissions to:

The editor(s) research@parami.edu.mm