The Journal of Research and Practice in Basic Education is a peer-reviewed international journal addressing issues relating to basic education. It is an official Journal of the Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Noforija, Epe, Lagos State, Nigeria.

The Journal hereby calls for submission of manuscripts for its Maiden edition, Vol. 1, 2021. Manuscripts should be submitted in electronic format to the Journal’s email.



The Journal of Research and Practice in Basic Education aims at analysing issues in the field of education with special focus on basic education issues. In particular, the journal encourages articles relating to early childcare and education, primary and early secondary education, educational administration, policy and governance issues in education, curriculum and pedagogical issues in different subjects including arts, social sciences, languages, science, vocational and technical education.


Publication Cycle

The Journal accepts articles on a continuous basis although publication in an issue is premised on receipt of corrected copy of assessed manuscripts at least 2 months before the due date for publication of the issue. The complete publication cycle from submission of article, its assessment/review and acceptance for publication normally lasts between 3 – 6 months.


Publication Charges

The Journal is currently considering sponsorship opportunities from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. Hence, there will be no submission or Article Processing Charges.


Publication Format and Date

Both hard and soft copy editions of the Journal will be published. The online edition will be available on the Journal’s website for viewing and /or downloading.

The publication date is August of every year.