About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The International Journal of Educational Leadership (IJEL) is an open access journal dedicated to providing a platform for educational leadership scholars and practitioners to discuss issues and developments in the area of leadership for schools, educational organizations and higher education.

The editorial board is particularly interested in promoting the generation of new ideas and providing a platform for emerging academic scholars to share their research and insights about educational challenges in leading and transforming educational organizations.

Submitted manuscripts must be prepared in English and formatted using APA 6th edition. Manuscripts are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. The aim of the journal is to promote important and thoughtful work by publishing original papers and articles from the field in educational leadership.

IJEL articles are published when accepted during the year.

How To Cite This Journal

Please cite this journal as “International Journal of Educational Leadership” in your references.

Article Submissions & Fees

Articles submitted to the Clute Institute for possible journal publication are subjected to a double-blind, peer review process. For more information about how to submit an article as well as details about all applicable publication fees, click a link below.

Hard Copies

Hard copies of our journals (IJEL is an online only publication) are available for an additional fee.


Authors, Editors, and members of the Editorial Team are expected to abide by all Clute Institute policies.