EPAA/AAPE Call for Papers

International Migration and the Right to Education: Challenges for Facing Inequalities in Education Systems Policies


Guest editors: Ana Lorena de Oliveira Bruel (UFPR / Brazil), Isabelle Rigoni (INSHEA / France) e Maïtena Armagnague (INSHEA / France)

Topic: International Migration and the Right to Education: Challenges for Facing Inequalities in Education Systems Policies

Studies about international migrant students in primary school are increasingly frequent in the educational literature. There is a strengthening on the production of international scholarship that seek to guide the debate on international migration policies and the defense of the right to education as a fundamental human right regardless of status, citizenship, or the existence of official identity documents, a right guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of the Rights of the Child.

International migration processes are multiple and heterogeneous. The origins of migration are plural, as are the forms of reception in the countries of destination or transit. In the field of educational policy, researches observe that international migrant students may go through totally different schooling processes, with very different reception and permanence policies, depending on the school, education network or country in which they are.

In this heterogeneous and complex international context, we present the proposal of this dossier with the aim of contributing to an expanded reflection on the educational policies compared to international migrant populations in different countries, guaranteeing a multiplicity of voices, theoretical perspectives and fields of study.



Submission of expanded abstracts: 17/07/2020

Selection  of expanded abstracts: 27/07/2020

Submission of complete articles: 02/11/2020

Peer-review of articles: 02/12/2020

Articles reviewed sent to authors: 30/01/2021

Second revision by editors: 14/03/2021

Authors submit final version: 13/04/2021

Expected Publication: 13/05/2021


Submission Information: Interested contributors are invited to submit abstracts, with no more than 7500 characters spaces included. The abstracts must present theoretical approaches, methodologies, and research conclusions aligned with the special issue theme. Abstracts will evaluated in relation to their relevance regarding the scope of the journal, the theme of the dossier, and the quality of writing. All abstracts should be submitted electronically through the EPAA website, by selecting the section, International Migration and the Right to Education, from the dropdown menu, and follow the Journal’s submission guidelines at http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/.


Please direct any questions about this special issue to the guest editors:

Ana Lorena de Oliveira Bruel (analorena@ufpr.br), Isabelle Rigoni (isabelle.rigoni@inshea.fr) et Maïtena Armagnague (maitena.armagnague@inshea.fr)