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Quality education and learning

28th May 2020

We’re looking to build on the amount of meaningful research we publish in the field of education and learning and would love to hear more about your current research in the area. Discover your different routes to publication: journals, books and our open access programme.

Meet our publishing team

We offer different publishing options built around your research. Meet our education team; we are always happy to talk to you about your research and help you identify the right format for you. 

Contact us
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Kim Chadwick

"I run our education book list, publishing around 60 new books each year. I’d love to hear from you with ideas for new books, series, or how we can help support you in your work."

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Sharon Parkinson

"I’m the publisher for the education journals and also the Education and Learning Emerald Open Research gateway. If you are interested in publishing with us, have a proposal for a special issue, would like to write a blog or policy brief, or would like to be a reviewer, then I’d be happy to hear from you!"

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Sanna Zahoor

"I am the publisher for the following education journals: Asian Education and Development Studies, Health Education, History of Education Review and Interactive Technology and Smart Education. I’d love to hear from you with ideas for themed special issues, research papers or related content such as podcasts, blogs and opinion pieces."

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Katy Mathers

"I am the publishing assistant in the team and I support Sharon and Kim’s portfolios of journals and books. I have a particular interest in sustainability in education, and I’d love to hear from you with ideas for book proposals and any related content such as podcasts, blogs and opinion pieces in that area."

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Featured content

Education under isolation

To help with the global response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have brought together research resources related to education under isolation and the wider societal impact of epidemics. 

These resources are freely available to access via Emerald Insight throughout this public health emergency to help businesses and policy-makers navigate this new and uncertain territory and support those conducting research in this area.

Read our latest education news and blogs


Women in education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) face challenges. A recent unique study by Dr Rania Sawalhi, Mr Ghaith Hawari, Dr Maen Altengi…

13th May 2020

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Calling all social scientists! We’re funding the article processing charges (APCs) on research related to the societal impact of coronavirus. We have…

27th March 2020

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Jeffrey P. Bakken, Associate Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at Bradley University, explores how researchers in the field of…

5th March 2020

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Teaching is a moral profession, and teachers should therefore work towards creating an inclusive classroom, where all students receive the level of…

29th January 2020

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Conference cancelled April 17-21, 2020 | San Francisco Each year, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting is the world’s…

18th January 2020

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UNESCO’s International Literacy Day is raising awareness globally on the issues surrounding childhood and adult literacy. We know that literacy rates…

10th January 2020

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Calls for papers

Take a look at our latest calls for papers themed around COVID-19 and pandemics or you can take a look at all our active education calls for papers. Alternatively, search our education journals to find the right home for your research.

Search calls for papers

The challenges of schools' rapid shift to online classrooms

International Journal of Information and Learning Technology

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Education, Work and Governance in China and East Asia

Asian Education and Development Studies

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Inclusive Education Practice in a Time of Collective Crisis

Journal for Multicultural Education

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Quality assurance in an era of sudden on-line education

Quality Assurance in Education

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Publish open access

Publish your work on Emerald Open Research, our open access platform that supports an open data policy and open peer review process. 

The Education and Learning gateway addresses the fundamental challenges facing education and learning today and in the future. Visit the gateway to find out more, or get in touch with publisher Sharon Parkinson to discuss your research further. 

Recent books

Visit our online bookstore to see all our latest education books and book series.

Addressing student sexual violence book jacket

Addressing Student Sexual Violence in Higher Education: A Good Practice Guide

Clarissa J Humphreys and Graham J Towl

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Networked school leader book jacket

The Networked School Leader: How to Improve Teaching and Student Outcomes using Learning Networks

Chris Brown

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Leading education systems book jacket

Leading Educational Systems and Schools in Times of Disruption and Exponential Change: A Call for Courage, Commitment and Collaboration

Patrick Duignan

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Get in touch

Get in touch with our education publishers to discuss your different routes to publication: journals, books and our open research programme.

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