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Critical and Reflective Practice in Education

ISSN 2040-4735 (online)

Critical and Reflective Practice in Education is an open-access, peer reviewed, electronic journal produced by Plymouth Marjon University. The aim of the journal is to provide a forum for the dissemination of work by researchers, practitioners and students in all forms of Education, thereby encouraging critical debate among the Education community as a whole.  In particular, the journal aims to be accessible to, and supportive of, those new to research and publication. 

Executive editor: Sean MacBlain


The journal welcomes the following kinds of contributions:

  • Reflective or commentary papers that provide critical literature reviews, discussions of current topics or future directions, opinions, reflections on practice, or comments to published work.
  • Curriculum papers that describe new materials developed for different aspects of education or related work.
  • Teaching and learning papers, describing new teaching methods or pedagogies developed for courses or other target populations.
  • Empirical research papers, presenting and analysing data to answer a specific research question or test a hypothesis.
  • Theoretical research papers, describing new theories and philosophies in education, developed to fill a theoretical or philosophical gap. 

Please download the instructions for authors (below) for further guidance.  Authors considering writing for the journal are welcome to contact the editors to discuss their ideas.