The Journal of Educational Foundations (JEF), University of Nigeria, Nsukka invites critically reviewed papers from all fields relating to History of Education, Guidance and Counselling, Educational Administration and Planning, Philosophy of Education, Educational Psychology, Sociology of Education, Childhood Education and Special Education. The Editorial Board accepts original, scholarly articles on significant educational issues in Nigeria and Africa. Papers should concentrate on providing practical suggestions to improve the quality of education across Nigeria and Africa in general. Abstracts and manuscripts for peer review in this journal are received on the understanding that they are original and unpublished. Authors are requested to submit their abstract in Microsoft-word format online to: or


Author’s contributions to this journal can be address under the following sub-themes among others:

  • Historical perceptive, quality education and life transformation
  • Philosophical concepts and their impact on life transformation
  • Educational Psychology and life transformation
  • Sociology of Education and life transformation
  • Critical thinking, quality education and life transformation.
  • Creative, Problem-solving process and its effects on life transformation
  • Early Childhood Education : Implications for life transformation
  • Guidance and Counselling and life transformation
  • Educational policy, Quality Education and Life Transformation
  • Special Education and life transformation for people with special needs


  1. The first page should be contained in a separate paper, the author’s paper title, contact details; institutional affiliation, email address and telephone numbers.
  2. Key words should not exceed 4 words.
  3. Paper should be submitted on Ms-word format.
  4. Font size 12, Times New Romans and Double Line Spacing
  5. Authors should strictly conform to APA 6th edition referencing style.
  6. Authors are responsible for ensuring that their manuscripts conform to the journal style.
  7. The Editors will not undertake retyping of manuscripts before publication.
  8. Manuscripts should not exceed 17 pages including the references.
  9. Authors are requested to submit their abstract online to:

  1. A final decision on every manuscript will be communicated to the corresponding author with reviewer’s comments.

NOTE: Only high quality papers will be selected for publication in the Journal of Educational Foundations, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. All papers must be sent to the email below:


Publication Charges –#17, 000

Vetting Fee                  –#3, 000

Free Certification of Publication


Prof. C. U. Nkokelonye

Head, Dept. of Educational Foundations

University of Nigeria, Nsukka


ONU, V.C. (Ph.D)

For: Editorial Board, JEF-UNN

For further enquiries, please contact:  The Managing Editor, Dept. of Educational Foundations, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Email:, Tel:  08185706536, 07054258185…. Link: