UCL IOE Press publishes a range of open access academic journals, covering a broad range of topics that reflects the depth and diversity of research at the UCL Institute of Education. All UCL IOE Press academic journals are hosted by IngentaConnect.

Each of our journals is published in open access to help ensure the widest possible dissemination for research. The journals are editorially independent, supported by an Editorial Board with specialist expertise in the subject area. Click on the journal titles below for further information about the journal and their editorial boards, submission processes and to read the journal.


London Review of Education

London Review of Education (LRE) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal featuring rigorous, theoretically based research into contemporary education. Based at the UCL Institute of Education in London, the journal reflects the Institute’s broad interests in all types of education in all contexts – local, national, global – and its commitment to analysis across disciplines using a variety of methodologies. …More

Research for All

Research for All is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal focusing on research that involves universities and communities, services or industries working together. It highlights the potential in public engagement for robust academic study, development of involved communities and research that has impact. Theoretical and empirical analysis features alongside authoritative commentary to explore engagement with different groups and their cultures. The journal is co-sponsored by the UCL Institute of Education and the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE). Launched in 2017, the journal publishes two issues per year, in January and July. There are no article processing charges. The journal is free to write for and free to read. …More

International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning front coverInternational Journal of Development Education and Global Learning

The International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning is an internationally refereed journal that publishes the outcomes of research and current debates on development education and related concepts such as global learning, global education, and global citizenship. The journal is now fully open access, including all back issues. …More

Film Education Journal

The Film Education Journal is the world’s only publication committed to exploring how teachers and other educators work with film, and to involving other participants – policymakers, academics, researchers, cultural agencies and film-makers themselves – in that conversation. It is a bi-annual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the UCL Institute of Education in partnership with the British Film Institute, the Centre for the Moving Image and Creative Scotland. …More

History Education Research Journal

The History Education Research Journal (HERJ) is an international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the global significance and impact of history education. It covers all aspects of history education theory, scholarship, and pure and applied research. Articles illuminate contemporary issues, concerns, policies and practice, drawing upon the eclectic research methodologies of history education. …More

RETcoverRace Equality Teaching

Race Equality Teaching is the only practitioners’ journal devoted to race equality in education. For 31 years it has led international debate and reported good practice in education and equality, responding to the political shifts that affect children’s educational opportunities. The journal will cease publication at the end of the current volume. All 34 volumes are open access and will remain available. …More

IJSD-Outside-CoverThe International Journal on School Disaffection

The only journal of its kind, The International Journal on School Disaffection is an international, peer-reviewed journal which provides a forum for multi-disciplinary dialogue about influences and outcomes relating to school disengagement, low-attainment, and early school leaving. The journal ceased publication in 2016. …More