Check out the latest articles published in the Educational Planning Journal.  They cover a variety of topics from the principalship in China to filling principal vacancies, to inclusive education and knowledge management.  There is sure to be an article of interest for individuals around the world interested in educational planning.

The editor of Educational Planning, a refereed journal of educational planning issues, invites the submission of original manuscripts for publication consideration. Educational Planning is the official journal of the International Society for Educational Planning. The audience of the journal includes national and provincial/state planners, university faculty, school district administrators and planners, and other practitioners associated with educational planning.

The purpose of the publication is to serve as a meeting place for scholar-researcher and the practitioner-educator through the presentation of articles that have practical relevance to current issues and that broaden the knowledge base of the discipline. Educational Planning disseminates the results of pertinent educational research, presents contemporary ideas for consideration, and provides general information to assist subscribers with their professional responsibilities. Manuscripts preferred for inclusion are those from practitioners, reports of empirical research, expository writings including analyses of topical problems, or case studies. Unsolicited manuscripts are welcomed.

The following criteria have been established for the submission of manuscripts.

STYLE: All formatting should adhere strictly to the current guidelines set in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

LENGTH: The manuscript, including all references, figures or illustrations, charts, and/or graphs, should not exceed 20 pages. In addition, an Abstract (between 150-500 words on a separate sheet of paper) describing the focus of the manuscript should be included at the beginning of the manuscript.

WORD PROCESSING: SINGLE-SPACE all text using TIMES NEW ROMAN with a 10 point type. Headings and sub-headings should be in ARIEL with a 10 point type. Provide 1.0 inch margins top and bottom, and 1.5 inch left and right, with 1.0 inch header and 1.0 inch footer. The body of the manuscript must be no wider than 5 1/2 inches to fit the paper. Lengthy tables, drawings, and charts or graphs should be scaled to the dimensions given and should preferably be camera-ready.

FORM of SUBMISSION: Send the manuscript to the Editor electronically in Microsoft Word as an attachment to an email. The email address is:

The manuscript should include the following:

  • Title Page
  • Title of the manuscript
  • Date of Submission
  • Author(s) name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, and fax number
  • Biographical sketch not to exceed 75 words
  • Abstract
    An abstract not to exceed 500 words on a separate page
  • Body of the Manuscript
    Text of the manuscript not to exceed 20 pages, including references, tables, etc.
    If the manuscript does not meet the guidelines exactly, it will not be reviewed and will be returned to the author.
    Author(s) name or any other identifying information should not be included on the abstract or the manuscript. Authors are responsible for copyright clearance and accuracy of information presented and submission implies that the same manuscript has not been submitted to other publications. Editorial reviewers and editors will review all manuscripts. Points of view are those of the individual authors and not necessarily of ISEP.

Please send manuscripts to:

Educational Planning
Dr. Tak. C. Chan

We are asking for submissions for blog posts about educational planning or experiences with ISEP.

Please keep your posts under 800 words and write for web-friendly reading.

Please send submissions to We will try to review within a week and give you a posting date.

Thank you!

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