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New Editor-in-Chief for the Southern African Journal of Environmental Education

Date Released: Mon, 12 June 2017 14:24 +0200

New Editor-in-Chief for the Southern African Journal of Environmental Education

 

The Southern African Journal of Environmental Education (SAJEE) is an accredited and internationally refereed journal. The journal is published by the Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA).

Rhodes University’s ELRC takes pleasure in announcing Professor Eureta Rosenberg in the new role as Editor-in-Chief of the Southern African Journal of Environmental Education. Professor Rosenberg recently returned to academia after ten years, working as a consultant applying academic skills in practical environmental, educational programme and organisational development contexts. She was re-appointed to the Murray & Roberts Chair of Environment and Sustainability Education at Rhodes University as from 1 January 2017. 

Professor Rosenberg is supported by Dr Mucha Togo who will be assisting in the role of Guest Editor, and myself with operational and administrative support. 

The Southern African Journal of Environmental Education aims to publish and report on a wide range of aspects relating to Environmental Education, Ethics and Action in southern Africa and elsewhere, with a strong focus on research. The journal seeks to further the academic study and the practice of environmental education by providing a forum for researchers, scholars, practitioners and policy makers.  It includes a variety of research genres; conference reviews and keynote papers; comparative studies; retrospective analyses of activities or trends in a particular field; commentaries on policy issues; and critical reviews of environmental education, ethics and action in a particular country or context. 

The journal further incorporates an author support programme to encourage new authors in the field to establish themselves as scholarly writers.

Institutional support for the journal is provided by the Rhodes University Environmental Learning Research Centre (South Africa), in the Faculty of Education at Rhodes University. 

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LATEST PUBLICATIONS

Special Edition Volume 32 of the Southern African Journal of Environmental Education, has recently been published through African Journals Online (AJOL). http://www.ajol.info/index.php/sajeeThis special edition featured eleven high quality peer reviewed papers for years 2015 and 2016.

A further two editions will be published this year, these being;

SAJEE Volume 33:  Student Developmental Journal Edition

The Editorial Board have identified student papers for review and consideration for the student developmental edition, volume 33.  Five of these papers originated from the EEASA2016 Conference. 

The authors of these five papers have been offered journal writing coaching support and development. The support includes developmental coaching, in-depth, extensive comments, feedforward, and guidance.

The submission process for this edition is now closed, and we are targeting publication of this journal for late July/ early August 2017.

SAJEE Volume 34: Professional Green Skills Edition

Submissions are currently open for consideration for the SAJEE Volume 34, Professional Green Skills edition. The editorial board will review these papers once Volume 33 has been published to AJOL. We are targeting publication of this professional journal in December 2017.

Should you require any further information or should you wish to submit a paper for consideration, please do not hesitate to contact ourselves via email (c.royle@ru.ac.za).

 
ELRC Footnote

RHODES UNIVERSITY: ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING RESEARCH CENTRE 

SARChI Chair in Global Change and Social Learning Systems

Chair of Environment & Sustainability Education

Source:ELRC-Environmental Learning Research Centre