Welcome to the second issue of the Asian Journal on Perspectives in Education (AJPE). The second issue presents articles that delve into improving teaching and learning by introducing new processes, learning resources, and strategies. It also tackles factors affecting students’ decisions in choosing a university. We hope that the readers of AJPE will find value in how academic institutions in the Philippines contribute to the betterment of education. AJPE is a platform for expanding academic conversations on education issues and practices.
Open Access Policy
Intellectual and Copyright Policy
As an open access journal, AJPE allows the author to retain the intellectual and copyright policy of the manuscript. Also, the author has the power to use the final published version in any way possible. Under the Creative Commons License (CC-BY), articles that are published under AJPE are made available online and allow other researchers to access, copy, redistribute the material given that the author are properly cited.
Ethics Review Guidelines
Academic Papers Submission
A research article gives information about the methods and results of a study in the form of an experiment, interview, or survey. It defines an issue or problem supported by a point-of-view, a perspective, or an argument. It has a review of current or recent studies, emerging methods, and counterintuitive ideas supported by learning concepts and theories. It follows a meticulous and ethical process of data gathering, and the data are analyzed, critiqued, and evaluated. Each research article has 4,000 to 7000 words while its abstract consists of 200 to 250 words that include an introduction, methodology, results, and conclusion.
The reflexivity paper is a concise, critical, and reflective academic paper. It highlights the author’s teaching and learning practices that are valuable resources in education. This paper presents a personal or collective narrative to highlight an issue or a context. The data in a reflexivity paper passed a rigorous vetting of an ethics committee. A reflexivity paper contains 3000-4000 words, including abstract and references.
Education Policy Analysis and Evaluation Paper
The educational policy analysis discusses national and international educational policies that reflect the purpose of education, use of methodologies and assessment, learning environments, content knowledge, mode of instruction, and political and economic considerations. It consists of 3000-4000 words including abstract and references.
An evaluation article assesses educational policies, frameworks, practices, and programs that significantly impact the educational system in the Philippines and abroad; it also analyzes historical or contemporary education policies. The article discusses the implications for education, national growth, and development. It consists of 3000-4000 words including abstract and references.
Academic Commentaries and Book Review
An academic commentary presents an expert’s unique perspective of educational history, policies, events, and frameworks to provide a meaningful understanding of educational contexts in the Philippines and the global south. A book review gives a descriptive and critical uptake of information, knowledge, ideas, and arguments of a book. An academic commentary has 2,000 to 4,000 words, and a book review has 2,000 to 3,000 words.
The writing style of the manuscript should be coherent, clear, concise, concrete, and accurate. Specifically, the following should be considered:
Manuscripts are expected to have gone through a proof-reading process before the submission to the journal.
The abstract should explain the following:
Multimedia and supporting information
Figures and Tables
AJPE observes a multi-layered review process.
Review Guidelines for Associate Editors and Peer Reviewers
Education Policy article
Academic Commentaries and Reviews
Editor in Chief
Dr. Rosarito T. Suatengco is a Senior Research Fellow of Far Eastern University Institute of Education. Rose has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from De La Salle University and has published in the areas of Literacy Education, Indigenous Peoples Education, Linguistics, and Teacher Education.
Dr. Harold John D. Culala is an Associate Professor and Dean of Far Eastern University, Institute of Education. Harold has a PhD in Curriculum Studies from Taylor’s University and have published in the areas of curriculum and sustainability in education
John Angelo V. De Leon is a lecturer from Far Eastern University, Institute of Education. Angelo has an MA in English from University of Santo Tomas and have published in the areas of sustainability education, reading strategies, and curriculum.
International advisory panel
AJPE is on process of Indexing from these different agencies: