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Call for Papers: Special issue on 'Evaluating widening participation initiatives: Overcoming the challenges'.

Following our successful workshop on 28th February 2019 featuring many interesting presentations in this important research area, the journal of Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning is seeking contributions for a special issue for articles arising from presentations at this workshop as well as additional related articles.  The title is the same as the workshop ‘Evaluating widening participation initiatives: Overcoming the challenges'.

Key dates are detailed in the timetable below, and full details can be found in the call for papers document.

All relevant articles which are submitted to us by 27th July 2019 will be considered for inclusion in the April 2020 edition of the journal.

Papers will be accepted from the call of papers date (including the request at the workshop on 28th February 2019) until the deadline date. Papers submitted ahead of the deadline will be reviewed earlier than the timeline below. Any papers received after the deadline will be considered for inclusion in a future edition.

  • Deadline for submission of articles - Friday 27th July 2019
  • Send out to review by WPLL panel - August to October 2019
  • Editorial decisions - November 2019
  • Deadline for revisions - Mid December 2019
  • WPLL Editorial Board Meeting - January 2020
  • Deadline for final revisions - End February 2020
  • Copy edit, final proof read - March 2020
  • Publication -  April 2020