• Open Call for Papers 1-2023


    The editorial team of the Journal of Social Science Education kindly invites authors to submit papers. The JSSE is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal for research on teaching and learning in the broad field of social science education. The journal covers a wide range of topics on civic, citizenship, political, economic and social education.

    The deadline for submitting contributions to the Open Call 1-2023 is March 31, 2023. The review process for all submitted manuscripts starts in April 2023. The next Open Call 2-2023 will be published on the website in April, the deadline will be June 30, 2023.

    We ask for your understanding that submissions that do not meet the formal requirements of the JSSE Author Guidelines will not be accepted for review.

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  • Gender parity in civic and citizenship education (1-2024)


    Editors: Olga Bombardelli (University of Trento, Italy) and Gina Chianese (University of Trieste, Italy)

    In this issue contributions are expected both to give an overview over the current practice of dealing with gender issues in civic and citizenship education, and to inquire how this topic should be implemented, especially in the schools of European countries. Educational practices and policies are very different in countries around the world, teaching strategies, syllabuses and lesson plans of civic and citizenship, implicit gender assumptions have to be considered.

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  • Climate change and environmental activism (4-2023)


    This special issue welcomes papers that address climate change and environmental activism from this broad perspective, focusing on political, social and economic education, its policies, goals, institutions, practices and challenges. This includes discussions of the civic and political identities and experiences of climate change activists, but also on the political controversies and debates around climate change. It also welcomes papers that address how formal and non-formal education for climate change can play a role in generating relevant knowledge, dispositions and actions, or in creating community resilience towards climate change.

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