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Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

General requirements for publications

Only original scientific articles are published in Pedagogy:

  • the provided manuscript and its separate parts should not repeat the works which are already published, including the works you published before;
  • the manuscript should be presented to Pedagogy While the article is in the process of review and publication it cannot be parallelly presented to other journals;
  • the manuscript should contain nothing illegal;


The manuscript should match the subject matter of the journal and meet all requirements required for quality scientific articles.

  • At first, the manuscript is reviewed by the editors. The manuscript could be rejected if it does not match the subject matter of the journal or does not meet the minimal requirements required for the preparation of scientific article.
  • The originality of the article is checked by using plagiarism check system.
  • In the second stage double-blind peer review is carried out.

    How to Submit an Article

    Submit the article as two documents.
    The first document – the article itself without the name/s and surname/s of the author/s; without the name of the institution and other data. This document will be used for double-blind peer review.
    The second document - article title, name/s and surname/s of the author/s; the name of the institution; address and e-mail of the author/s, data about the author/s: scientific field, degree, pedagogical name, scientific interests.
    Other documents – more complex high-quality pictures, tables, other graphical material (they must also be provided in the article) can be submitted separately.

How to prepare the manuscript

The structure of the manuscript

1.1.  article title;
1.2.  author's name, surname (up to 5 authors);
1.3.  the name of author's institution, address and author's e-mail;
1.4.  article annotation (up to 500 characters with intervals):
1.5.  keywords (from 4 to 7 words);
1.6.  article text (up to 40 000 characters with intervals);
1.7.  reference list (not numbered);
1.8.  Summary of the article (after reference list) in other language than the article (if the article is prepared in Lithuanian, its summary should be presented in English; if the article is prepared in English, its summary should be provided in Lithuanian, when the authors are Lithuanians or English, when the authors are not Lithuanians. The summary contains up to 1500 characters with intervals).

2. Parts of the article text:

2.1. Introduction, in which the relevance of the scientific research must be grounded and the aim of the article should be formulated, while the tasks of the research could also be proposed.
2.2. Theoretical analysis of the problem field, in which earlier scientific works of this area are reviewed and organised.
2.3. The reasoning behind research methodology, revealing the selected research strategy, data collection, analysis methods and procedures;
2.4. The presentation of research results, presenting them according to the requirements of the applied research strategy (quantitative, qualitative research and etc.) requirements;
2.5. Discussion and conclusions, in which generalisations related with the proposed problem, the aim of the research and its tasks are provided.

3. Manuscript layout:

3.1. The article is presented in Word Times New Roman font, the interval between the rows is single.
3.2. Article name – size 22 font, bold, alignment – left,
3.3. Name (s) , surname (s) of the author (s) - size 10 font, bold, alignment – left;
3.4. Name of the institution, address and e-mail – size 8 font, left.
3.5. Annotation – size 10 font, indent 0,5 cm.
3.6. Keywords – size 10 font, italic, indent 0,5 cm.
3.7. Headings of article parts: Heading level 1 – size 14 font, bold, left 0,5 cm from the edge, Heading level 2 – size 12 font, italic, left 0,5 cm from the edge.
3.8. Main text – size 12 font, paragraph indents – 0,5 cm from edge.
3.9. Reference list – size 10 font.
3.10. Illustrative material, tables, schemes, diagrams and etc. should be prepared according to the requirements of APA version 7. They should be original, be of a high quality (at least 300 dpi: in GIF, JPEG, PNG, TIFF formats) and should not infringe copyright.
3.11. Title of the table – size 11 font, italic, left, no indent; the word 'table' with a number above the name of the table – size 11 font, left, no indent.
3.12. Title of the figure –size 11 font, italic, left, no indent; the word 'figure' with a number above the name of the figure – size 11 font, left, no indent.
3.13. The title of the article in summary– size 16 font, bold, left; The name (s), surname (s) of the author (s) - size 10 font, bold, left; The name of the institution, address and e-mail – size 8 font, left; summary text – size 10 font.

4. Citation and composition of reference list

Reference list and references to the source of information in the text should be presented according to APA 7 version requirements. References are not numbered.
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5. Requirements for article language

For articles provided in English native editing should be performed. Authors may use either British English or American English in their paper but not a combination of both. Authors should state clearly, while submitting their paper, which type of English they have used in their paper. For UK spellings, authors may wish to consult the Concise Oxford English Dictionary, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors or Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary as appropriate. US spellings will typically prefer ‘-ize’ to ‘-ise’ as a verb ending.

6. Information about funding and acknowledgement.

At the end of the article information about the received funding for the preparation of the academic paper could be provided.  Acknowledgement could also be provided.

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