Taylor's FSLM Journals
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Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society

(APJFES)

Published By: Taylor’s University Sdn Bhd (CO.NO.149634/D)

Online ISSN: 2811-3586

Frequency: 2 Issues / Year

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About APJFES

APJFES: Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society is an online peer-reviewed journal that publishes two times a year in June and December.

  • Aims & Scope
  • Editorial Board
  • Abstracting & Indexing
  • Ownership & Management
  • Publication Ethics
  • Call for Papers
  • Manuscript Submission
Aims & Scope

Aims & Scope

Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management, under the guidance of the Research and Enterprise Office and Centre for Future Learning, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Education of Taylor’s University is publishing a bi-annual, peer reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal.

The aim of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society (APJFES) is to promote and enhance futures-oriented research development in the field of education and social sciences. The journal seeks to provide an international platform for social scientists, subject matter experts and postgraduate students to debate and disseminate research findings, facilitate discussion for new research ideas, methodologies and technological advancements, and highlight best theories, research frameworks and supreme practices for academics, management practitioners and policy makers. The articles published in the journal will cover a multi-disciplinary approach to study anthropology, economics, education, history, linguistics, communication, political science, psychology, and sociology. Papers dealing with theoretical, conceptual, and empirical aspects of the subject matter will be considered for publication.

Article Categories

Annual Reviews

Future Trends

Applied Research

Empirical Research

Theory and Frameworks

Unique Methodologies

Management Styles

Policy Implications

Research Notes

Book Reviews

Articles in APJFES are on the basis of originality, importance and significant contribution to knowledge and practice in futures-oriented research for education and social sciences that deals with human behavior and socio-cultural aspects to improve our societies.

The key audiences and beneficiaries of this journal include but not limited to:

Social scientists, subject matter experts and postgraduate students working in the field of education and social sciences.

Management practitioners, industry experts and policy makers working in a wide range of sub-disciplines or related industries in the field of education and social sciences.


Publishing Schedule

APJFES is an online peer-reviewed journal that publishes two times a year in June and December.

Published By: Taylor’s University Sdn Bhd (CO.NO.149634/D)

Online ISSN: 2811-3586

Frequency: 2 Issues / Year

Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Nair, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Co-Editor (Founding Editor)

Prof. Dr. Kashif Hussain, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Managing Editor

Dr. Kalai Vaani Rajandram, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Technical Editor

Mr. Serit Banyan, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Associate Editor

To be available…

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Jack Miller, University of Toronto, Canada

Prof. Dr. John Arul Phillips, Asia e University, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Pal Ahluwalia, University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Prof. Dr. Siow Heng Loke, Asia e University, Malaysia

Professor Dr. Rahmatullah Khan Abdul Wahab Khan, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia

Professor Graham Davies, University of London, UK

Editorial Review Board

Prof. Dr. Behzad Ghonsooly, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Prof. Dr. Chan Swee Heng, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Marie Poulain, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Moses Stephens Gunams Samuel, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Sarjit Singh, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Sopia Md Yassin, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr Goh Hock Seng, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chung Han Tek, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maria Luz C. Vilches, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nalini Arumugam, University Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anindita Dasgupta, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Elise Line Mognard, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Jasmine Anak Jain, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Lee Yee Ling, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Lim Chong Hin, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Logendra Stanley Ponniah, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Loh Kah Heng, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Nurfarhanim Abu Bakar, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Obaid Hamid, University of Queensland, Australia

Dr. Puvaneswaran Kunasekaran, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Sharala Subramaniam, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Tan Shin Yen, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Thivilojana Perinpasingam, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Umawathy A/P Techanamurthy, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia

Dr. Wong Yau Hsiung, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Abstracting & Indexing

Abstracting & Indexing

To be available…

Ownership & Management

Ownership & Management

Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society (APJFES) is owned and managed by Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management, under the guidance of the Research and Enterprise Office and Centre for Future Learning, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Education of Taylor’s University.

Sponsored by

The journal is sponsored by School of Liberal Arts & Sciences of Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management at Taylor’s University.

Published by

Taylor’s University Sdn. Bhd. (CO.NO.149634/D)

Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

In order to maintain a journal of the highest quality, the principles of Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement is strictly adhered to. All articles not in accordance with these standards will be removed from the publication if malpractice is discovered at any time even after the publication. APJFES checks all papers in a double-blind peer review process. We also may check for plagiarism and falsification (manipulation of existing research data, tables, or images) and improper use of humans or animals in the research process when felt necessary. APJFES reserves the right to use plagiarism detecting software to screen submitted papers at any times.

Authors and Authors' Responsibilities:

APJFES is a peer reviewed international journal committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. Authors must ensure that they have written original works. In addition they must ensure that the manuscript has not been issued elsewhere. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources (including online sites) should be appropriately credited and referenced. Authors are also responsible for language editing before submitting the article. Authors submitting their works to the journal for publication as original articles confirm that the submitted works represent their authors' contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works without clearly citing. All authors should disclose financial or other conflict of interest that might influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript (financial support for the project should be disclosed). When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to promptly notify the journal editor and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. An author agrees to the license agreement before submitting the article.

Peer-review Process:

All articles are reviewed (double blind) by at least two academic experts in the particular field of the submitted paper prior to acceptance. A maximum of 45 days/1.5 months is envisaged for the completion of the blind review process. Reminders will be sent to avoid late reviews.

Editors must ensure a fair double-blind peer-review of the submitted articles for publication. They will strive to prevent any conflict of interests between the author and editorial and review personnel. Editors will also ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing. Editor-in-Chief will coordinate the work of the editors.

Reviewers evaluate manuscripts based on content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors. They must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the Editor-in-Chief if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side. They must evaluate the submitted works objectively as well as present clearly their opinions on the works in a clear way in the review form. Reviewers who feel unqualified to review a submitted article or know that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the Editor-in-Chief and excuse themselves from the review process.

Copyright Policy:

Upon acceptance of an article, Authors will be asked to transfer copyright. This transfer will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information. A notification will be sent to the corresponding Author confirming receipt of the manuscript. If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the Author(s) must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the source(s) in the article.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Asia-Pacific Journal of Futures in Education and Society (APJFES) invites submissions from a wide range of disciplines and fields, which contribute to futures-oriented research development in the field of education and social sciences.

The journal provides an international platform for social scientists, subject matter experts and postgraduate students to debate and disseminate research findings, facilitate discussion for new research ideas, methodologies and technological advancements, and highlight best theories, research frameworks and supreme practices for academics, management practitioners and policy makers.

The articles published in the journal cover a multi-disciplinary approach to study anthropology, economics, education, history, linguistics, communication, political science, psychology, and sociology. Papers dealing with theoretical, conceptual, and empirical aspects of the subject matter will be considered for publication.

Manuscript Submission

Manuscript for Submission

Manuscripts submitted to APJFES should be original contributions and should not have been previously published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Individual and multiple authors are welcome to contribute.


All manuscripts are refereed through a blind review process by at least two academic experts in the particular field of the submitted paper(s) prior to acceptance. The entire review process averages 2-3 months.


Manuscripts must be written in English.


The abstract should summarize the key points of the paper without exceeding 300 words and, with a maximum of 6 keywords that define the subject matter.


Research articles should normally not exceed 7,000 words, research notes should not exceed 3,000 words and book reviews should not exceed 2,000 words.


Research news (are welcome submission) should feature individuals who make the news with breakthrough research, are/have been involved in outstanding scientific endeavors or conferred with internally recognized awards. Categories of news are: newsmakers, science events, patents from research, commercial products from research and scientific conferences/workshops/symposia (no more than 750 words, and 1 snapshot).


All contributions should follow the format and style described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA, 7th edition).


All manuscripts should be typed in MS WORD format, double-spaced with one-inch margins and using 12-point Times New Roman font (exception of tables 10-point Times New Roman).


Manuscripts should include the following major sections: title page, abstract, main body and references. The title page is the first page and should contain the title of the paper, name of author(s) or authors’ names, institutional affiliation, present position and complete address (including telephone/fax and e-mail).


The main body or text should be divided into headings and subheadings. Main headings should be centered on the page and subheadings placed at the left margin.


All tables and figures should be prepared on separate pages and grouped together at the end of the manuscript, and the place where they are to be included must be clearly marked in the text (e.g. Insert Figure 1 here). Tables and figures (300dpi) should be clearly labeled, in the format and style described in APA (7th edition) and suitable for direct reproduction.


References should follow the format and style described in APA (7th edition).Author(s) name should not appear anywhere except on the cover page of only main copy of the manuscript (to preserve anonymity during the blind review process).


Soft copy of the manuscript in the form of MS WORD file attachment must be submitted through the review system.

The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts.

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