The Reading & Writing journal is an open access, peer reviewed inter-disciplinary and inter-professional scholarly journal that explores how literacy is defined, enacted and promoted in a range of institutional, socio-cultural and disciplinary contexts’, particularly within Africa and other developing countries. The journal publishes original articles that provoke debate, explores issues and posit solutions about literacy interventions, practices and education.
It focusses on and relates to transnational and translocal literacies associated with immigrants and mobile people in African settings. The aim is to design literacy practices in education to stimulate community based socio-economic transformation and development in Africa. The journal offers the breadth of outlook to promote interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary approaches that can stretch and invigorate our send of what concepts and approaches are productive in the field of literacy education.
We are now inviting interested academics to apply or to nominate suitable colleagues for inclusion as new board members and section editors.
All applications and nominations should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission Deadline: 31 January 2020
Editorial board members’ key responsibilities include:
- Acting as advocates for the journal throughout the community
- Upon invitation, acting as peer reviewers for submitted papers within their area of expertise
- Providing editorial advice on an ad hoc basis
Editorial board candidates should be established academics with a clear publication record demonstrating their expertise in their research field. They may be research group leaders, professors and senior scholars. Naturally, board candidates should maintain the high ethical standards expected of academics overseeing aspects of peer review.
The position of an editorial board member is voluntary, and part-time.
Thank you for your continuing interest in our work.