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Quest in Education-A Quarterly Journal

Objectives
The objectives of Quest in Education are to establish an effective channel of communication between policy
makers, government agencies, academic and research institutions and persons concerned with the complex
problems of education. It also aims to promote and coordinate developments in the field of education.

Readership
Quest in Education provides a vehicle to help professionals, academia, researchers and policy makers, working
in the field of educational policy and development, disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.

Contents
Quest in Education publishes original papers, review papers, research notes/commentaries, case studies,
technical reports, conference reports, book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in educational
policy & programmes, educational management and development will occasionally be published.
• Introduction
• Feature Articles: 2-3 research-based articles
• Case study/ interview in best practice
• Role Models
• Worthy News
• Events
• Book Review
• Obituary
Subject Coverage
• History of Education
• Pedagogy: Theories of Education
• Gandhian education and related practices
• Women and education
• School Education
• Teacher education
• Education of the marginalized groups
• Special education
• Government intervention in education
• Human rights education
• Science education
• Social education, Non-formal education & Distance education
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to:
• Part: I : College/Tertiary Education
o Higher education costs, finances, and budgetary issues
o Higher education: relevance in the context of present and future demands of society
o Shortcomings in the present higher educational system, suggestive models with regard to
existing pattern
o Utility and relevance of current educational systems and their linkages with global networks
o Missing links in present educational systems and demands of the rural/agricultural sector
o Input-output analysis/forecasting/estimations with regard to demand, supply and investment
aspects of higher education
o ICT education and development challenges
o Refugees in higher education and development
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o Private higher education
o Any other relevant topic
• Part: II : Primary and Secondary Education
o Primary and secondary education costs and finances and budgetary issues in school education
o Features of enrolment and drop-out rates: responsible factors, success and ineffectiveness of
concerned policies etc.
o Quality as well as physical infrastructure: gaps, role of voluntary organisations, private sector
and society in educational development
o Curriculum, teaching and examination pattern: shortcomings, suggestive approaches,
experiments – their successes and failures
o Future perspectives: demand and gaps in terms of availability of infrastructure, quality etc.
o Models for an advanced educational system, requirements of international collaboration and
relationships with international agencies
o Role of private entrepreneurship in educational development
o Private school education - issues and options
o Educational management
o Nomadic education and development challenges
o Any other relevant topic

Specific Notes for Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for
publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally
copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written). You may send one copy in the form of an MS
Word file attached to an e-mail (details of file formats in Author Guidelines) to Dr. Usha Murugan
Please include in your submission the title of the Journal

Editor Emeritus
Shri. Vajubhai Patel (Founding Editor & Originator of Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan)

Editorial Board
Dr. Vibhuti Patel (Professor & Head, Economics, SNDT Women's University)
Smt. Sonal Shukla (Director, VACHA Resource Centre for Women & Youth)
Smt. Usha Murugan (Principal, Surajba College of Education, Indian Council of Basic Education,
Gandhi shikshan Bhavan, Mumbai)

Editorial Address:
Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan Phone-26286252
Behind Chandan & PVR Cinema
Juhu North, Mumbai-400049

Subscription
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Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan, Indian Council of Basic Education,
Juhu (Norht), Mumbai-400049

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Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan

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Quest in Education

An unique inter disciplinary journal


focusing on education and related issues
published by

Indian Council of Basic Education


Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan
Juhu Road (North), Mumbai –

400049.

Phone: 26200589/ Fax:26706277


E-mail :

gandhishikshanbhavan@gmail.com

Special features of the journal:

• Research Topics
• Book and film reviews
• Review papers
• Case Studies
• Conference Reports
• Issues related to educational policy and programmes etc.
• Campus news, which focuses on events within Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan

GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS

Quest in Education welcomes original contributions on various aspects of Education.

Format of References in Text:

All reference to monographs, articles and statistical sources are to be identified at an appropriate point in the text by the last name of the author, year
of publication, and pagination where appropriate, all within parentheses. Footnotes/endnotes are to be used only for observations, not for citation.

Format of References in Appendix:


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List all items alphabetically by author and by year of publication, in an appendix titled ‘REFERENCES’. Use no abbreviations.

Subject Coverage

• History of Education
• Pedagogy: Theories of Education
• Gandhian education and related practices
• Women and education
• School Education
• Teacher education
• Education of the marginalized groups
• Special education
• Government intervention in education
• Human rights education
• Science education
• Social education, Non-formal education & Distance education
Specific Notes for Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication
elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has
been completely re-written). You may send one copy in the form of an MS Word file attached to an e-mail (details of
file formats in Author Guidelines) to Usha Murugan

Please include in your submission the title of

the Journal

Editor Emeritus

Shri. Vajubhai Patel (Founding Editor & Originator of Gandhi Shikshan Bhavan)

Editorial Board

 Dr. Vibhuti Patel (Professor & Head, Economics, SNDT Women's University)

 Smt. Sonal Shukla (Director, VACHA Resource Centre for Women & Youth)

 Smt. Usha Murugan (Principal, Surajba College of Education, Indian Council of Basic Education, Gandhi Shikshan
Bhavan, Mumbai)

Your contributions for the journal will be scrutinised by the editorial committee whose decision will be
final