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Aims & Scope

Journal of Curriculum Development Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original contributions to the study of curriculum theory, as well as curriculum-making practices. It encompasses issues relating to governance and policy development, teacher professional learning, assessment and pedagogy, insofar as they pertain to curriculum. The Journal aims to contribute to the renewal of the field of curriculum studies, enrich curriculum conversations and enable practitioners and scholars to engage with curricular issues, thus placing consideration of curriculum firmly at the heart of educational discourse and practice.

Subject Areas

The scope of the journal covers following topics, but is not limited to:
Curriculum development,
The social construction of knowledge,
Curriculum and instructional discourses,
Instructional assessment and evaluation,
Curricular reform in K–16 education,
Teacher education,
Instructional design, planning and strategies,
Learning technologies,
Cross-cultural curriculum.

KMF Publication Ethics Statement

Journal of Curriculum Development Studies is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. KMF takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. KMF takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use latest software to check submissions against previous publications.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal’s News & Announcements section.

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Learning Policies and Strategies will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law. The copyright is retained by the author(s). KMF will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2022 by the authors; licensee KMF. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law.


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Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website.