About AJEC

Early childhood research, innovation and development

The Australasian Journal of Early Childhood (AJEC) is Australasia's foremost scholarly journal and the world's longest-running major journal within the early childhood field.

An index, with abstracts, of recent AJEC articles is available online.

Postgraduate students and first-time writers

Need help writing articles for submission to AJEC?

Members of the AJEC Committee can share their expertise and mentor you through this daunting task.

For information, contact publishing@earlychildhood.org.au.

Published quarterly, AJEC offers research-based articles that are designed to impart new information and encourage the critical exchange of ideas among early childhood practitioners, academics and students.

The journal is overseen by the AJEC Committee, and all articles published in the journal are peer-reviewed to ensure that the excellence and usefulness of the journal is maintained.

Subscribe online to the Australian Journal of Early Childhood

Click here to subscribe online to AJEC

Individuals and services: only $80 a year (tax deductible for those who work in the early childhood field)
Institutions/organisations:* $200
International subscriptions incur a AU$20 surcharge for postage and handling

*Institution/organisation: For a tertiary institution or group of services, including government entity, statewide service, non-government organisation, multi-service operator/provider etc.

View sample journal articles from recent issues.

Increasing the quality of discourse in the early childhood community:

  • Acknowledging the multidisciplinary nature of the early childhood field, each issue of AJEC provides multiple perspectives and insights into contemporary early childhood education
  • Each article is a valuable contribution to the early childhood field – whether through the discussion of innovative methods of practice, dissemination of knowledge and research findings, or critical reviews of the literature etc

AJEC is an essential resource for anyone involved or interested in any aspect of the early childhood field.

Click here for further information on the journal's long history, and to read former AJEC editor Manjula Waniganayake's introductory article to the special 40th birthday edition of AJEC (Vol. 26 No. 1, March 2001).

The Australasian Journal of Early Childhood is sponsored by Early Childhood Australia.

The journal has been, and remains, an integral part of Early Childhood Australia's quality-assured publications catalogue.

Early Childhood Australia's books are designed to:

  • impart essential knowledge to anyone involved with children 0-8 years age
  • support them in acting in the best interests of the child.

In imparting new information and encouraging the critical exchange of ideas among the early childhood field, AJEC hopes to continually improve the quality of education and care of all children, from birth to eight years of age.

The AJEC Committeewelcomes authors and reviewers who are interested in contributing to the ongoing success and excellence of AJEC. You can view our author and reviewer guidelinesonline.

Contact Early Childhood Australia's Publishing and Marketing Section for further information:

T: 1800 356 900 (freecall within Australia)
T: +61 2 6242 1800
F: +61 2 6242 1818
E: publishing@earlychildhood.org.au
E: marketing@earlychildhood.org.au
PO Box 86
Deakin West ACT 2600

Last updated: (October 31, 2011 at 1:35 pm)


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