Aims & Scope

Social Education Research (SER) is an open-access and peer reviewed journal which publishes high quality and original articles that contain theoretical content and practical teaching ideas on social education. It aims to exchange ideas and research findings that will contribute on the expansion of knowledge and understanding on issues about social education. SER invites research articles, comments, surveys, reviews, perspectives that present research findings or progress trends that broadly focusing on following areas:

  • Instructional methodology
  • Educational media and educational technology
  • Regional development of social education
  • Social educators and front-line teachers
  • Social education and social psychology (especially violence against women, human conflicts, regulation of emotions, interpersonal communication, behavior strategy, youth social behaviour, etc.)
  • Life-long learning
  • Homeschooling
  • Social education resources and utilization
  • Special education
  • Social education network
  • Social education organization and management
  • Theory and research on social education
  • Educational linguistics research
  • Adult education
  • STEM/STEAM education
  • Intercultural education
  • Educational robotics
  • Teacher unions
  • ICT (Information and Communications Technology)
  • Violence in schools
  • Whole brain teaching
  • Zero tolerance policy
  • Uniforms


The journal also welcomes case studies examining contested and compelling issues in the debates about social education in diverse societies or regions that can stimulate and inspire social educators to see more about social education from multicultural perspectives.