Preview of Thematic Issues 2023-2024


The editors of the JSSE will publish special issues that explore the following topics in depth:

  • Schools as securitised spaces: enactments, pedagogies and policies (1-2023).
  • Assessment and national exams in Social Studies education (2-2023).
  • Open topics (3-2023; see current calls).
  • Climate change and environmental activism (4-2023), expected deadline: May 2023.
  • Gender and inclusion in social science education (working title; 1-2024), expected deadline: May 2023.
  • Philosophy of education and citizenship education (permanent call).

Call for papers with more details will be early published online.

Guidance about the presentation of articles is available on the JSSE site at

Please use the online submission system to submit a paper.

The JSSE adopts the COPE Guidelines on publication ethics.

For matters about these future topics please contact the editors: