Journal of Education and Innovation (Publication Ethics)

The Journal of Education and Innovation places great emphasis on ethical issues in the publication of research articles. The ethics of editors, authors, and reviewers adhere to the principles set forth by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) ( Any draft manuscript that does not comply with ethical standards may be rejected for consideration or requested for further explanation and revision. All manuscripts must undergo a peer review process by at least three experts in the field relevant to the manuscript, without disclosing the authors' names and personal information to the reviewers.

Duties of Authors

  1. Authors must certify that the submitted work is original and has not been previously published elsewhere.
  2. The content manuscript must align with the journal's scope and must not plagiarize others' work.
  3. Authors must report facts that occurred during the research process, without distorting data or providing false information.
  4. Authors must write the manuscript according to the format specified in the "Guidelines for Authors" of the Journal of Education and Innovation.
  5. Authors must format the manuscript, including font type and size, according to the journal's template.
  6. All listed authors must have actively contributed to the research process.
  7. Authors must cite others' work if used in their manuscript and provide a reference list at the end.
  8. Authors must verify the accuracy of the references in terms of format and content.
  9. Authors should cite only the essential and relevant references, avoiding excessive or unread citations.
  10. Authors must disclose the funding sources for the research and/or any potential conflicts of interest in the manuscript and notify the editor.

Duties of Editors

  1. The journal editor is responsible for evaluating the quality of manuscripts for publication and not accept previously published works.
  2. During the review process, the editor must not disclose the authors' and reviewers' information to unrelated parties.
  3. The editor must consider publishing credible, significant, novel, and clear research works that employ proper methodologies and align with the journal's scope, basing the publication decision on the research findings.
  4. The editor must not reject a manuscript due to suspicion or uncertainty, but rather seek clear evidence first and allow authors to provide clarification before rejecting the article.
  5. The editor must have no conflicts of interest with authors and reviewers.
  6. The editor must diligently check for plagiarism in manuscripts using reliable software.
  7. If plagiarism is detected during the review process, the editor must immediately halt the review and contact the authors for clarification before deciding to accept or reject the manuscript. The editor reserves the right to retract the manuscript without author consent, as part of the editorial responsibility.

Duties of Reviewers

  1. Reviewers must maintain confidentiality and not disclose any part or all of the manuscript under review to unrelated parties during the review process.
  2. Upon receiving a manuscript from the journal editor, if reviewers recognize potential conflicts of interest with the authors, such as being co-investigators or having personal connections that may compromise their independent judgment, they should notify the editor and decline to review that manuscript.
  3. Reviewers should evaluate manuscripts within their areas of expertise, considering the significance of the content to the field, the quality of analysis, and the rigor of the work, without using unsupported personal views as criteria.
  4. If reviewers become aware that a manuscript contains similarities or overlaps with other works, they must promptly inform the journal editor.