Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

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

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.


Plagiarism Control

All the articles evaluated by the referees are controlled in terms of plagiarism for protecting their originality according to ACJES publishing policy. Within this scope, all the articles sent to Academy Journal of Social Sciences for evaluation are controlled by using plagiarism analysis software. The matches occurring are elaborately investigated and reported by editorial board. The errors observed in the report might be required to be corrected by the authors or the study might be returned to the authors.

Open Access Policy

ACJES adopted providing an open access policy. Open access policy results in beneficial outputs for humankind by enhancing global change. Open access foresees “free and limitless online use” of the journal content; in other words, the readers access publishing for free. You can get more detailed information about free and open access initiatives by clicking the link below.   

All the articles published in ACJES are licensed by Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Licence. This license bestows the right of copying, sharing and publishing all of the articles, data sets, graphs and appendixes in data mining implementations, search engines, web sites, blogs, and in all platforms for non-profit purposes.

ACJES signed Budapest Open Access Declaration. You can get detailed information about the subject using this link. 


LOCKSS system is used to create a random archiving system among attendant libraries in ACJES. The libraries are permitted to create permanent archives for protection and restoration. Please click on the link next for more detailed information. LOCKSS

All the articles published in ACJES are licensed by Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Licence.