“Education and Self-Development” is a peer-reviewed journal established in June 2006 and founded by Prof. Valentin Andreeev, a member of the Russian Academy of Education, Doctor of Sciences. The Journal is published by Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University on a quarterly basis.
The editor-in-chief is Dr Nick Rushby, a visiting professor at the Institute of Psychology and Education of Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University.
Nick Rushby is a visiting professor at the Institute of Education and Psychology at Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University. He has been working in the area of educational and training technology for over 48 years. Following a first degree in Electronic Engineering, he studied at Imperial College in Computer Science, specialising in artificial intelligence applications in computer assisted learning. He holds a Diploma in Teaching and Course Management in Higher Education from the London Institute of Education. During his career he has coordinated projects for the National Development Programme in Computer Assisted Learning, directed an international information centre for the use of computers in education and training, led multimedia training activities for PA Consulting Group, and headed the engineering team developing a novel multimedia advertising system for airports and subway environments. He has worked with a wide variety of clients in most business sectors and at all levels of their organisations including consulting at board level. Nick is the author of numerous papers on various aspects of learning technology and most recently is the co-editor of the Wiley Handbook of Learning Technology. He has been a journal editor for 38 years, firstly for Programmed Learning and Educational Technology, then for Interactive Learning International and, for the past 22 years, for the British Journal of Educational Technology – a post which he held until December 2015. His current interests are in helping early career researcher to understand scholarly publishing, and in promoting open data in educational research.
The Journal publishes original research papers on the following topics:
* Theory and practice of education and self-development
* Developmental psychology
* Quality improvement of educational systems
* Theory and methodology of vocational education
* Competence-based approach to education and self-development
* Social and cultural issues in learner development
* Multicultural education
* Psychological and pedagogical issues in personality development and self-development
* International perspectives on education and psychology
For further details about the Journal, please visit its official website.
g the journal (including its ethical policy and submission requirements) can be found on its official website.