A NEW JOURNAL IS LAUNCHED
CALL FOR PAPERS
SOCIETY FOR RESEARCH INTO HIGHER EDUCATION ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW POLICY JOURNAL IN HIGHER EDUCATION
With demands for a more skilled and qualified workforce, and growing calls to increase social mobility, higher education has firmly established its place on the political agenda in developed and developing countries. To provide a forum for the debates and reports that these trends are generating, the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) is launching its latest journal, Policy Reviews in Higher Education, with the first edition to be published in December 2016.
This journal is offering an entirely different space for the discussion of policy issues impacting on HE. It is to be international and interdisciplinary in scope and will publish articles of much greater depth and analysis than the usual academic journal pieces, inviting contributions of between 8,000 to 12,000 words.
This is an important and exciting new venture both for policy debate in HE globally and for SRHE. In putting our energies and resources behind this Society initiative, SRHE is signalling our responsibility as the relevant and best placed learned Society to bring more robust and considered evidence and a wider discourse to the policy debate.
This is a global call for contributions to the journal.
The first issue of Policy Reviews will be published in December 2016.
See the link below to the press release which gives more background on the journal, the details of the editors, and the journal aims and objectives.
Please do also circulate this call for contributions widely amongst your relevant networks and contacts.
About Policy Reviews in Higher Education (Press Release): http://www.srhe.ac.uk/downloads/PRIHEPressRelease.pdf
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