Ethical Principles

Ethical Responsibilities

♦ The administration of Academy Journal of Educational Sciences [ACJES] determined some policies for the purpose of providing the published articles convenience with scientific and ethical rules in every respect. These policies include ethical responsibilities of editor, author and referees.

Ethical Responsibilities for the Author

♦The publishing and press rights of the texts sent to ACJES for publishing are accepted as transferred to the journal. These texts cannot be published in any other media organ, reproduced without permission of the administration and used without citation. Academy Journal of Educational Sciences owns the right of publishing the texts, having been published in the journal, in various platforms.

♦Any probable legal, financial and ethical responsibilities arising from the texts sent to ACJES belong to the writer(s) even if the mentioned writing has been published. The journal does not accept any legal, financial and ethical responsibilities arising from writer(s).

♦ An article sent to ACJES should not have been sent to a journal for evaluation.

♦The resources used in the articles should be completely and correctly stated by citing or quoting.

♦ Person(s) should not be indicated as an author if they have no contribution to the article.

♦ The related raw data should be presented to the journal if demanded.

♦ The permission document of the article data should be presented to the journal if demanded.

♦ Any proposal for adding author, changing author order and changing correspondent author should not be made.

♦ The editor should be contacted immediately in case that any absence, error or mistake about the article in publishing process is noticed.

Editor’s Ethical Responsibilities

The editor;

♦ Should do the pre-controls of articles sent to the journals.

♦ Should manage a fair and objective referee and publishing process of the article sent to the journal.

♦ Should respond to the need for information in terms of the reader’s, writer’s and referees’ demands.

♦ Should follow updated policies with the aims of developing the journal and extending the quality of the journal.

♦ Should provide the communication between the referees and the authors, should avoid possible conflicts in case of need and in accordance with the privacy policies.

Referees’ Ethical Responsibilities

The referees;

♦ Should accept the evaluation in accordance with their area of specialization.

♦ Should obey the impartiality and privacy policies in evaluation process.

♦ Should complete the evaluation process within the claimed period.

♦ Should express their comments and critics within the frame of academic wording and in an encouraging way during evaluation process.

♦ Should reject the article and inform the editor in case that they notice the article/text was sent to a different journal at the same time or encounter conflicting interests in evaluation process.