The International Journal of Training Research.
The International Journal of Training Research (ISSN 1448-0220) is now published twice a year by eContent Management on behalf of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA).
There will be a series of special editions commencing in 2011 and these will be announced in the near future.
The International Journal of Training Research has been published by AVETRA since 2003. Back issues are archived on the AVETRA site. View CONTENTS of past journals here.
The journal publishes articles which advance our knowledge and understanding of vocational education and training in Australia and internationally. The journal focuses on current or recently completed research and reviews of research in VET.
The International Journal of Training Research.
The editor of the International Journal of Training Research is
Professor Peter Kell
School of Education
Charles Darwin University
Darwin, NT, 0909, Australia.
The publisher of the International Journal of Training Research is
Mr James Davison
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The standing and impact of the International Journal of Training Research
The International Journal of Training Research is ranked at B in the Australian Research Council’s listing of national and international Journals, produced in 2010 for the Excellence in Research for Australia exercise.
The International Journal of Training Research is abstracted and indexed in ERIC, Psychinfo, ProQuest,EDSCO pubvlishing, Cengage, Informit ED=BSCOhost, Scopus, Swetswise, eBrary, Mylibrary ,Netlibrary,CSA,IllustrateAPA-FT and Atypon, listed in Cabell’s and Ulrich’s periodicals Directories and ERA Register of Refereed journals.
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Advice to Authors
All articles should be submitted in the recommended format through the web portal at:
All articles submitted for the refereed section of the journal are subject to the conventional double blind refereeing system. Articles submitted in the policy and Practice section are single blind refereed.
Contributions must be original and not previously submitted elsewhere for publication. Contributions should add to knowledge and understanding of vocational education and training and be aimed at improving policy making and practice in this field. All manuscripts are expected to be analytical, with reports of studies interpreted both in terms of the theoretical literature and in terms of contemporary issues in vocational education and training.
Articles may be submitted to the refereed section of the journal or to the Policy and Practice section. The Policy and Practice section takes shorter articles of a more practical and applied nature.
All articles submitted to the refereed section of the journal are subject to the conventional double-blind refereeing system. Articles submitted to the Policy and Practice section are single blind refereed. All articles are peer reviewed.
All manuscripts should be double spaced on one side only, with margins of at least 2.5cm on all four sides. Refereed articles should be between 5000 and 9000 words in length including tables and figures. Articles for the Policy and Practice section should be between 3000 and 600 words. Articles should be preceded by a short abstract of no more than 150 words on a separate page. Text should be in Times New Roman 12 point font. The use of sub-headings is recommended, but such sub-headings should not be numbered. The first level of sub-heading should be bold capitals; the second, bold lower case; and the third, underlined lower case.
The contributor’s name, status and contact details should appear on a separate page to ensure anonymity in reviewing.
Tabular and statistical materials, graphs, figures and charts should be kept to a minimum. Illustrations, graphs and charts should be drawn on blank paper in a form suitable for publication. Only horizontal lines should be presented in tables. Photographs, if submitted, must be high contrast, black and white glossy prints.<
Notes and bibliographical details should be given at the end of the article. Footnotes and endnotes should be avoided.
References in the text should give the author’s name and year of publication (with page number if necessary) according to the Harvard system with minimal capitalisation. References should be formatted as per examples:
Menacker, J 1975, From school to college: Articulation and transfer, American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Anderson, D S 1966, ‘Some implications of competitive entry to the university’, The Australian University, vol 4, no.3, pp210-221.
Blaxter, M 1976, ‘Social class and health inequalities’, in Equalities and inequalities in health, eds C Carter and J Peel, Academic Press, London.
Articles published in the International Journal of Training Research express the views of their authors, only, and not necessarily those of the editorial correspondents or the editor.