About the Journal

West African Journal of Educational Sciences and Practice (WAJESP) - ISSN: 2790-9506 (Print) | 2790-9514 (Online) is international open access and double-blinded peer-review scientific online journal. The journal publishes articles semiannually (two times a year) on a continuous basis. Its audience includes researchers and students in educational sciences and practice. Others are policymakers in education, government agencies, NGOs, professional bodies, academia, and many more. The journal only accepts high-quality research, covering different areas of education and education-related topics. It promotes theoretical and practical knowledge in education. Accepted submissions are published at no cost or fees to the authors. The manuscript for submission must be written in English and prepared in Microsoft Word. Manuscripts submitted to the journal are expected to reflect original ideas, literature reviews, conceptual issues, unpublished materials, and papers. Submissions to the journal should not be under consideration for publication in any other journal, book, and conference proceedings, or previously published at the time of submission to WAJESP.

Mission and Aim                 

The mission of WAJESP is to reposition academic research in educational sciences and practice and make research results in these areas available and accessible to scholars and practitioners. The overall aim of the journal is to provide a repositioned platform for scholars and practitioners to continue exploring the vast knowledge base in educational sciences and practice. Every article is reviewed, based on its own merit and integrity by the journal’s experienced editors. WAJESP aims at encouraging both seasoned and young researchers by offering them the means to share knowledge and research through open access.

Scope of the Journal

The scope of WAJESP extends to topics with international significance focused on educational issues in design, method, and findings. WAJESP welcomes original papers (manuscripts) that cover but is not limited to the following areas:

  • Educational psychology and counseling
  • Social issues in education
  • Educational philosophy
  • Curriculum development and planning
  • Educational leadership
  • Andragogy (adult education)
  • Art education
  • Rural education
  • Language education
  • Special education
  • Social sciences education
  • Educational management
  • Student voice
  • Learning theories
  • Pedagogy
  • Educational organization and administration
  • Educational policy
  • Human development
  • Educational environment
  • Mobile learning (m-learning)
  • Education and behaviour
  • Educational history
  • Health education
  • Lifelong and continuous education
  • Teacher education
  • Sports education
  • Educational assessment and evaluation
  • Learner needs in the 21 century
  • Educational statistics 
  • Environmental education
  • Technology in education (e-learning)
  • Early childhood
  • Primary, secondary, and higher education
  • Mathematics education
  • Distance learning/distance education
  • STEM education
  • Vocational education and training
  • Music education
  • Science education
  • Natural science education
  • Technology-based learning
  • International and comparative education and many others.

Why Publish with WAJESP?

Open Access: There is no access barrier to all papers published in WAJESP. Authors are free to share and distribute their works far and wide.

Quality and Standards: All manuscripts submitted to WAJESP pass through rigorous double-blinded peer-review before acceptance or rejection.

Publication Fees: There are no processing or publication fees in WAJESP.

Copyrights: Authors have full rights to distribute their published papers to any repository in unlimited copies. Authors are accordingly responsible for the contents of all the submitted, accepted, and published manuscripts.

Self-archiving: An author can deposit his or her published manuscript in a personal, institutional, or public archive or database.