ISSN 0871-9187
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Publisher: Research Centre in Education of the Institute of Education at the University of Minho .

Objectives of the journal:

a) to disseminate original and updated knowledge produced within Education Sciences or that is a relevant contribution to the field;

b) to promote and facilitate the development of national and International scientific networks that may contribute to enhancing knowledge in this domain.

Areas of interest of the journal: Education

History of the journal: First published in 1988, RPE is one of the oldest scientific periodicals about Education in Portugal. During this period it has become an international reference journal due to the relevance and quality of its texts. RPE is an open forum for the dissemination of educational knowledge, giving voice to the plurality of the agents that research and work in the educational field. The Portuguese Journal of Education is an international journal that publishes in Portuguese, Spanish, French, and English. It is classified as a A1 Journal in Education by the Qualis system for journal evaluation in Brazil.

Frequency: two issues per year


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