FIRE is an international, peer-reviewed publication promoting interdisciplinary scholarship on the use of internationally comparative data for evidence-based and innovative change in educational systems, schools, and classrooms worldwide.FIRE publishes three open source, online issues per year. Some issues are thematic. Except for book reviews and bibliographies, all manuscripts submitted to FIRE are blind peer-reviewed. Theoretical and methodological pluralism is welcomed and encouraged by the journal editor, editorial team, and advisory board.
The FIRE editors welcome all manuscript submissions, which are relevant to the aims and scope of FIRE. All manuscripts are rigorously reviewed by at least 2-3 anonymous reviewers. Every effort is made to ensure prompt decisions about manuscript acceptance. More information about the aims and scope of FIRE may be found online.
Submitted manuscripts should be 7,000-10,000 words long and deal explicitly with as many of the following as are applicable, preferably in this order: (1) objectives or purposes; (2) perspectives or theoretical framework; (3) methods, techniques, or modes of inquiry; (4) data sources or evidence (if applicable); (5) results, conclusions, or point of view; and (6) the significance or relevance of manuscripts to the special issue’s overall theme. Manuscript format and references should follow the American Psychological Association’s (6th edition) style guidelines.
Please contact the editors with questions.