Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- Authors are asked to use terminology that respects the identities of individuals and represents them in a manner that is indicative of an inclusive society. Where appropriate authors should establish with those whose views they represent, the manner in which they wish to be referred (e.g. person first or otherwise).
Authors of manuscripts reporting empirical research must confirm that that their work has ethical approval or has been carried out within an ethical framework such as that provided by the British Educational Research Association or the National Disability Authority of Ireland.
- Authors are expected to confirm the originality of their work when submitting articles for consideration and to ensure that all necessary permissions to publish have been obtained.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- Manuscripts based upon empirical research should contain a clear indication of the rationale for the research; the methods used; the findings; and the implications of the findings for future practice.
- The submission file is in a Microsoft Word, Google Doc or Open Office or RTF document file format.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines. The Harvard style of referencing has been used and where available, URLs or DOIs for the references have been provided.
- The text is presented using 1.5 line spacing single-spaced using uses a 12-point font and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
REACH: Journal of Inclusive Education in Ireland welcomes manuscripts (3,000 words, excluding abstract and references) which report empirical research as well as manuscripts that review, and critique relevant aspects of education policy or practice and make an original contribution to debate. All manuscripts submitted must fall withinin the focus and scope of the journal, be original and of significance, of interest and relevance to our readership, rigorous and informed by relevant literature.
Authors contributing to REACH: Journal of Inclusive Education in Ireland retain the copyright of their article and at the same time agree to publish their articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)