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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

    To ensure the integrity of the blind peer-review for submission to this journal, every effort should be made to prevent the identities of the authors and reviewers from being known to each other. This involves the authors, editors, and reviewers (who upload documents as part of their review) checking to see if the following steps have been taken with regard to the text and the file properties:

    1. The authors of the document have deleted their names from the text, with "Author" and year used in the references and footnotes, instead of the authors' name, article title, etc.
    2. With Microsoft Office documents, author identification should also be removed from the properties for the file.

      For Microsoft 2003 and previous versions, and Macintosh versions of Word:

      • Under the File menu select: Save As > Tools (or Options with a Mac) > Security > Remove personal information from file properties on save > Save.

      For MacIntosh Word 2008 (and future versions)

      1. Under the File menu select "Properties."
      2. Under the Summary tab remove all of the identifying information from all of the fields.
      3. Save the File.

      For Microsoft 2007 (Windows):

      1. Click on the office button in the upper-left hand corner of the office application
      2. Select "Prepare" from the menu options.
      3. Select "Properties" for the "Prepare" menu options.
      4. Delete all of the information in the document property fields that appear under the main menu options.
      5. Save the document and close the document property field section.

      For Microsoft 2010 (Windows):

      1. Under the File menu select "Prepare for sharing."
      2. Click on the "Check for issues" icon.
      3. click on "inspect document" icon.
      4. Uncheck all of the checkboxes except "Document Properties and Personal information".
      5. Run the document inspector, which will then do a search of the document properties and indicated if any document property fields contain any information.
      6. If the document inspector finds that some of the document properties contain information it will notify you and give you the option to "Remove all," which you will click to remove the document properties and personal information from the document.
    3. For PDF files:

      • With PDFs, the authors' names should also be removed from Document Properties found under File on Adobe Acrobat's main menu.

    Failure to ensure the submission of a blind manuscript may result in the rejection of the submission.

Author Guidelines

Information for Authors Submitting Manuscripts to the Journal

About the Journal

The Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP) is a peer reviewed online journal based at the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

The Journal seeks to publish thoughtful work that raises important questions and promotes debates on problems of educational practice and policy. Submissions can vary in length, but normally should be about 7,000 words; both longer and shorter pieces will also be considered. The journal does, from time to time, publish "Special Issues," which are collections of articles on specific topics of current interest in Canadian educational administration and policy, edited by Guest Editors in association with the CJEAP editorial board.

The articles that it accepts for review must address administrative or policy issues relevant to education and educational systems in Canada. Comparative articles as well as expositions on educational administration in relation to sociology, philosophy, history, and theory are welcomed. It is a forum for articles addressing the administration of schools and higher education institutions, Indigenous educational contexts, and the education of adult learners. CJEAP accepts contributions from scholars, policy makers, graduate students, practitioners, and researchers in education and related fields.


To Submit a Manuscript

Note that to be considered, all manuscripts must be written in APA style (7th edition) and be relatively free of typographical errors.

Reviews of manuscripts for CJEAP follow a two-step process. First, the article is assessed for general appropriateness by the editorial team of CJEAP. Assuming that it is generally appropriate, the article is then sent for external blind review. The entire process takes about 8-10 weeks, depending on the time of year and the flow of other manuscripts.


Numéro thématique : Image, performance et pressions

La revue scientifique Revue canadienne en administration et politique de l’éducation prépare un numéro sur le thème « Image, performance et pressions : les conséquences sur l'étude du leadership à l'ère de l’imputabilité ».

Les propositions d’articles (titre et résumé de 500 mots) sont attendues pour le 11 octobre 2020.

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