International Journal of Innovation in Education

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Dr. Nicole Kimmelmann
ISSN online: 1755-1528
ISSN print: 1755-151X
4 issues per year
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IJIIE subscribes to a broad understanding of innovation in education in order to provide an international platform for academics and practitioners from different backgrounds to create knowledge and exchange ideas on this important issue. It is keen to explore diversity in the current and future education landscape worldwide, how innovation and diversity may be an integral part of a coherent and powerful classroom, school or education system strategy, and the tensions involved in pursuing innovation while maintaining quality assurance.


 Topics covered include

  • Strategies, case studies
  • Theoretical understanding of innovation
  • Dilemmas/tensions
  • Associated policies, socio-cultural issues
  • Leadership/change management issues
  • Training and development issues
  • Risk and cost of innovation
  • Technologies, techniques and tools
  • Performance indicators
  • Education quality assurance systems
  • Innovative solutions for education challenges
  • Emergence of new forms of education
  • Diversity in current/future education landscape
  • Relationship with other disciplines
  • School/university/industry collaboration

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IJIIE aims to promote understanding and dialogue across country borders and cultures on the issues of innovation in education by serving as a platform where new theories, research findings and case studies can be published and shared internationally.


IJIIE is a vehicle which provides the latest findings and developments to policy makers, school leaders and teachers, education consultants, academics and researchers involved in the field of education innovation. IJIIE is a forum through which different stakeholders in education worldwide can disseminate theories, strategies and practices involved in innovation in education, thus learning from one other’s expertise and experience.


IJIIE publishes original papers in theoretical development and empirical research, case studies, discussion papers dealing with the frontiers of innovation in education, conference reports, book reviews, commentaries and news. Special issues devoted to important themes in the area of innovation in education will also be published from time to time. The journal welcomes worldwide contributions from academics, researchers, policy makers, school leaders and education practitioners.



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Editor in Chief

  • Kimmelmann, Nicole, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

    Executive Editor

    • Hewitt, Des, University of Warwick, UK

    Editorial Advisor

    • Ng, Pak Tee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Editorial Board Members

    • Beaumont, Chris, Edge Hill University, UK
    • Birkenkrahe, Marcus Speh, Berlin School of Economics, Germany
    • Laxman, Kumar, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    • Schmitz, Sigrid, University of Vienna, Austria
    • Scholl, Margit, Technical University of Applied Science, Germany


    A few essentials for publishing in this journal


    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (taken to mean more than 50%) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
    • All our articles are refereed through a double-blind process.
    • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.


    Submission process


    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

    Read our Submitting articles page.



    Journal news

    • New editorial team for IJ Innovation in Education


      The International Journal of Innovation in Education has appointed a new Editor-in-Chief, Professor Dr. Nicole Kimmelmann, and a new Executive Editor, Professor Des Hewitt. Professor Dr. Kimmelmann is from the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany and Professor Hewitt from the University of Derby School of Education.