Aims and Scope

International Journal of Progressive Education (IJPE)  is a peer reviewed journal owned by the International Association of Educators and sponsored  in part  by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. IJPE is a core partner of the Community Informatics Initiative and a major user/developer of the Community Inquiry Laboratories. IJPE takes an interdisciplinary approach to its general aim of promoting an open and continuing dialogue about the current educational issues and future conceptions of educational theory and practice in an international context. In order to achieve that aim, IJPE seeks to publish thoughtful articles that present empirical research, theoretical statements, and philosophical arguments on the issues of educational theory, policy, and practice. IJPE is published three times a year.

The IJPE welcomes diverse disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological perspectives. Manuscripts should focus critical pedagogy, multicultural education, new literacies, cross-cultural issues in education, theory and practice in educational evaluation and policy, communication technologies in education, postmodernism and globalization education.In addition, the Journalpublishes book reviews, editorials, guest articles, comprehensive literaturereviews, and reactions to previously published articles.

IJPE welcomes diverse disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological perspectives, especially scholarship in the following areas:

  • Critical Pedagogy,
  • Multicultural Education,
  • New Literacies,
  • Cross-cultural issues in Education,
  • Theory and Practice in Educational Evaluation and Policy,
  • Communication, Technology in Education,
  • Postmodernism, Globalization and Education.