History Education Research Journal [HERJ]

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Introduction

HERJ

The History Education Research Journal (HERJ) is an international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the global significance and impact of History Education.

The journal particularly welcomes submissions that include attention to the implications for policy and practice that arise from theoretical and empirical work. Themes of interest include (but are not limited to) curriculum, teaching and teachers, academic progression, didactics, historical consciousness, the intersection between education and public history, community history, national and international perspectives, historical literacy, disciplinary history and the history of history education.

For further information on possible areas and topics for submissions, consult this section’s sub-section Call for Papers and the HEIRNET 2020 CONFERENCE sub-section Conference Submissions, Areas, Themes and Topics with details of over 200 topics.

The journal’s publication:

  • is published twice a year, in April and October, in partnership with The Historical Association and the History Educators International Research Network (HEIRNET) There are no article processing charges;
  • is Professionally prepared to the highest academic standard, with international blind peer reviewing and rigorous editing;
  • as a web-based, open access journal, offers cutting-edge features and formats that may include multi-media elements, colour photos, audio and video clips and a range of downloadables;
  • is a relaunch of the International Journal of Historical Learning Teaching and Research, 2001-16 [IJHLTR]. All 26 past issues of IJHLTR up to and including HERJ vol. 15, no. 1 were published under this title. HERJ vol. 15, no. 2 was the first the UCL IOE Press published.

Each edition:

consists mainly of stand-alone articles, some or all of which might have a common focus or theme. Submissions draw upon the full range of methodologies relating to History Education research and scholarship.

HERJ and the International Journal of Historical Learning, Teaching and Research

HERJ is a relaunch of the International Journal of Historical Learning Teaching and Research, 2001-16. All 26 past issues of IJHLTR up to and including HERJ vol. 15, no. 1 were published under this title. HERJ vol. 15, no. 2 was the first the UCL IOE Press published.