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Online ISSN: 2073-7629
Published by Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health
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The International Journal of Emotional Education (IJEE) is the journal of the Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health (CRES) at the University of Malta in collaboration with the European Network for Social and Emotional Competence (ENSEC). IJEE is published through CRES. It is a peer-reviewed, international, electronic journal providing space for high quality, empirically based papers and report on effective intervention and evaluation in the area of emotional education. It is published twice a year, in April and November respectively. Papers may vary from 5000 to 6,000 words, but may not exceed 7000 words including references, figures, tables and appendices. Short research reports of not more than 1,500 words are also accepted.

The journal has special issues dedicated to specific topics in emotional education, and a book review section.

Some of the areas related covered by the journal include amongst others emotional intelligence, social and emotional development, educational resilience, social and emotional health, social and emotional literacy, social and emotional competence, social, emotional and behaviour difficulties, health promotion in schools, mental health in children and young people, mental health in schools, behaviour management and behaviour modification, teaching and learning. While the focus of  the journal is children and young people and adults who interact with them, we also welcome papers on the emotional functioning and wellbeing of people of all ages.  

The IJEE is indexed in SCOPUS, PsycINFO, ERIC, ERIH PLUS, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI), Google Scholar, ProQuest, Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI), Open Access Repository (OAR), the Australian Education Index (AEI), the Directory of Abstract Indexing of Journals (DAIJ), Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Web of Science and Google Scholar. If you wish to receive a Content alert each time a new issue of the IJEE is published register by simply sending an email.