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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The article has not been published elsewhere or is in the process of being published in another publication (or explanation is provided in the Comments field to the Editor).
  • Authors adhere to publication requirements that submitted work is original, is not plagiarized, and has not been published elsewhere - fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable. The authors ensure that their work is entirely original works, and if an author has used the work and/or words of others, that this original is been appropriately cited or quoted and accurately reflects individuals’ contributions to the work and its reporting.
  • For submission, the copyright holders' consent to the use of the material is governed, wherever necessary.
  • A paper contains sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work.
  • The research meets all applicable standards for the ethics of experimentation and research integrity.
  • The paper is prepared according to the Instructions for Authors.

Author Guidelines

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We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the process.


Follow these instructions for the preparation of the manuscript:

  • Submit your paper as a Word file.
  • Send a separate documents:
    • Title page with the following information: author’s name and family name, address, full title of the article, academic title, affiliation and e-mail address.
    • Manuscript with article text.
  • Use Times New Roman:
    • 12 pt for main text.
    • 10 pt for abstract in Slovene and English, and for references and quotations of three lines or more.
    • All text must be 1.5 spaced and justified.
    • The font size in table and diagram titles is 10; the line spacing is single.
    • Maximum table width is 12,5 cm. The text should bi aligned on both sides.
    • Use boldface type for first level headings, italics for second level headings and regular type for all other headings. Do not number headings. Do not number headings or use uppercase.
  • The length of your paper should not exceed 38,000 characters with spaces including the abstracts, bibliography, and key words.
  • The title of your article should not exceed 15 words. The title should be written in English and in Slovene.
  • At the beginning of the manuscript include an abstract (up to 100 words) in the English language and its translation into Slovene language, followed by 5 key words.
    • In addition to the abstracts also include a longer summary (about 500-700 words) at the end manuscript, before reference - in English if the article is in Slovene and in Slovene if the article is in English.
  • Do not use either footnotes or endnotes.
  • Quote references in accordance with the American Psychological Association (APA) style. Include only the sources cited in current text, arranged in alphabetical order.

Examples for references:

Books: last name and name of the author, year of publication, title, location, press.
Duh, M. (2004). Vrednotenje kot didaktični problem pri likovni vzgoji. Maribor:Pedagoška fakulteta.

Articles from Magazines: last name and name of the author, year published, title of the article, name of the magazine, year, issue number, page(s).
Planinšec, J. (2002). Športna vzgoja in medpredmetne povezave v osnovni šoli. Šport50 (1), 11–15.

Academic Journals: last name and name of the author, year published, title of the article, information about the journal, page(s).
Fošnarič, S. (2002). Obremenitve šolskega delovnega okolja in otrokova uspešnost. In M. Juričič (Ed.), Šolska higiena: zbornik prispevkov (p. 27–34). Ljubljana: Sekcija za šolsko in visokošolsko medicino SZD.

Citing sources in the body of the text: If a direct quotation is cited, write the last name of the author, year it was published and page number. Put this information in parenthesis (Lipovec, 2005, p. 9). If the information is paraphrased, leave out the page number (Lipovec, 2005).

Manuscripts may be sent electronically to or in printed form, sent with a saved version on a disk to the following address:

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