Publication Ethics

The Journal of Educational Integration and Development is a peer-reviewed national journal, available in print and online and published four times a year. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing articles in this journal, including the authors, editor-in-chief, editorial board, peer-reviewers and publisher.


Journal Publication Ethics Guidelines

Publication of articles in the peer-reviewed Journal of Educational Integration and Development is an important building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the authors' work and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree on standards of ethical behavior expected for all parties involved in the act of publishing: authors, journal editors, peer reviewers, publishers and the public.


Publication Decisions

The editor of the Journal of Educational Integration and Development is responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validity of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers should always drive the decision. Editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and limited by the legal requirements then applicable regarding defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may consult with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.


Fair Play

An editor evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy.



Editors and editorial staff should not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisors, and the publisher, as appropriate.


Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished material disclosed in a submitted manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the author.


Reviewer Duties

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review helps editors in making editorial decisions. Through editorial communication with the author. This can help the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in the manuscript or knows that its prompt review is impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself or herself from the review process.


Any manuscript received for review must be treated as a confidential document. They may not be shown or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.

Objectivity Standards

Reviews must be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Source Acknowledgment

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the author. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument has been reported previously should be accompanied by relevant citations. A reviewer should also draw the editor's attention to any substantial similarities or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and other published papers of which he or she has personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have a conflict of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with authors, companies, or institutions connected to the paper.


Writer's Duties

Reporting Standards

The author of an original research report must present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. The underlying data must be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain enough detail and references to allow others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or intentionally inaccurate statements are unethical and unacceptable behavior.

Originality and Plagiarism

Authors must ensure that they have written completely original work. If the author has used the work and/or words of others, these have been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Excessive, or Simultaneous Publication

An author may not generally publish a manuscript describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously