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Submission of abstracts and full papers

Writers should submit no more than two paper abstracts of not more than one page by the 22nd February 2018. The abstracts must be in English or French, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or two of the conference themes. Papers should not have been submitted to any other conference or published in any other journal before. Originality and contribution to the body of knowledge should be the driving factor. Writers are advised to conduct a self-plagiarism test before submission. Papers that contain any kind of plagiarism will be rejected.

The structure of the abstract for uniformity in presentation will include: Aim/purpose, objectives, methodology, findings, implications/limitations and key words.

All abstracts should not be more than one page in length or 250 words.

All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, writers will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Guidelines for the submission of full-length papers

             Submissions should include a title page that clearly indicates: Title(s), name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s); Complete postal address(es); Telephone numbers and email address(es);

             The next page should only include: Title of paper; Abstract (250 words, single line spacing and font size 12 points); keywords (terms) that describe the paper best.

             The following sections should be in the paper: Introduction; Problem investigated; Research objectives and/or hypotheses; Literature review; Research methodology; Results/Findings; Implications; Conclusions.

Please note:

  • Only electronic submissions on the website will be accepted before the deadlines stipulated below. (Earlier submissions are highly encouraged). Receipt of your paper will be acknowledged. Reviewed abstracts and papers will be returned as soon as possible.
  • Papers submitted will be double-blind peer-reviewed by a panel of expert local and international reviewers.
  • Papers should not have been previously published or accepted for publication.
  • At least one author must register for and attend the conference to present the paper. All conference attendees must register.

Writers will not be allowed to present more than two papers.

Technical requirements:

1.     Competitive papers are restricted to 15 pages content.

2.     MS Word documents only.

3.     Font: Times New Roman; Font size: 12; Spacing: 1.5 line spacing.

4.     Margins: 2.5 cm left margin and 2 cm top, bottom and right margins.

5.     Referencing technique: APA 6th edition style only.

Very important: All manuscripts should be proofread and edited before submission. Please make sure that your paperís technical and language standard are good.

Important deadlines

Deadline for submission of abstract: 1st March, 2018.

Full paper for review submission: 15th April, 2018.

Full paper submission deadline: 22nd March, 2018.

Final full paper submission: 6th May, 2018.

Conference registration and payment of fees for individuals not writing papers: 1st May, 2018

Deadlines will be strictly followed and late papers will be rejected.

Conference attendance fees

Non-Students: USD $250

Students: USD $150

Attendance fees include a conference journal, presentations and packages deemed necessary like a tour of selected places around Kampala city.

Eligibility of attendance

       Submission of an acceptable paper and payment of attendance fees OR

       Non submission of a paper BUT payment of attendance fees.

Please Note: For those presenting papers, participation fees must be paid before submission of full paper(s).

Accommodation & travel: Participants are responsible for their own accommodation and Travel (air tickets) into the country.

The accommodation ranges from $ 100 to $ 300 including breakfast.

Lunch, break and evening tea will be served at the venue.

Extended Publication Opportunities:

All accepted and registered papers for ICCSL 2018 conference will be invited to submit a publishable article in the edition of Journal of African Curriculum Organization

In the same conference we expect to have Key note speakers to say something on the following topics:

1.     The fall and rise of African Curriculum Organisation (ACO)

2.     What is expected of ACO

3.     Benefits and challenges of ACO

Invite your colleagues

We would be grateful if you could share this information regarding the conference to your colleagues who might be interested to join us at ICCSL - 2018 in Kampala Uganda.

For further details about our conference and our academic journals, please visit our website on www.a-co.orgor send us an email on†††† or callGertrude-UGANDA at +256 702 595351  OR +256 393 112088

Payment of conference fees

The conference registration fee is to be deposited at:

Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd

Swift Code: SBICUGKX†††††††††††††††† New Code

Beneficiary Stanbic Bank Branch:Kyambogo

Beneficiary Account Number: 9030005940965

Beneficiary Account Name: National Curriculum Development Centre

Beneficiary Address: National Curriculum Development Centre P.O BOX 7002 Kampala