The African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences (ISSN: 2312-0134) is a scholarly peer reviewed online journal published triannually. Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscript for publication consideration via email editor@arjess.org

The Journal is dedicated to scientific work geared towards theory development, policy formulation and action plan in Education and Social spheres in Africa’s developing economies. The Journal is open access (free access), published online and continually updated. It is designed to be an all seasons Journal in order to meet the ever rising publishing demand.

ARJESS is currently accepting manuscripts for publication consideration. The Journal’s peer-review is very fast, highly rigorous and it takes only seven (7) days and authors are carried along adequately in all the publication processes. Submission must be well researched, informed and demonstrate familiarity with the relevant literature and key concept informing the study. Further, the article(s) submitted for publication consideration should not have been published previously in another journal, magazine nor on any publicly available media like a web site.


The basic outline of publishing a research article with ARJESS includes Abstract (100-200 words + keywords), introduction (incorporating a concise background to the study, statement of problem and thesis statement), methodology, results, discussion, conclusions and recommendations.

ARJESS accepts articles that are between 2,500-3,500 words in length (5-7). The articles should be in English, in Microsoft Word, Times Roman, Size 12, Single spacing.

The style of writing may be in any consistent format such as Harvard system, APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc). We encourage authors to use DOI (Digital Object Identifier) for sources where suitable. Images (figures and tables) should be in-line (within document) and not more than 700 pixels. As much as possible, try to minimize the use of images or ensure you have a copyright to use the images.

Open Access

One paramount request of researchers across the world is open access to research publications. ARJESS is fully committed to providing free access to all articles as soon as they are published. We ask you to support this initiative by publishing your research articles and papers in this journal. ARJESS is indexed in Google, Yahoo and other indexing bodies.

Paper Submission

The Journal’s Editor-in-Chief informs the author of the decision on his/her manuscript within 24 hours of submission. Following acceptance, an article is normally published online in the issue of that month or the following month. An hyperlink and an electronic copy (.pdf) of the published article is sent to the corresponding author’s email.

Submitted research paper(s) should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Before submission, authors should carefully read over the journal’s Author Guidelines for authors and other details that are available. Read Author Guidelines.


All works in this journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. The users are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work and to remix, that is to adapt the work under the following conditions:

  • attribution – You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
  • share alike – If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same or similar license to this one.


Prospective author(s) should submit their manuscript online via the following emails: editor@arjess.org and/or arjessjournal@gmail.com

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