The Philippine Normal University Publication Office is the publishing hub of the University. It highlights the University's mandate as the National Center for Teacher Education to produce innovative, humane teachers, competent educational leaders and proficient research scholar by publishing academic and trade books and scholarly journals - in both print and electronic editions.
The Normal Lights
The Normal Lights (TNL) is a peer-reviewed journal in education and educational innovations and development. TNL aims to publish original research papers in the domain of education which may be, but not limited to the following areas: teacher education, theories of education, sociology of education, curriculum, assessment, technology, innovations, Action Research, education in the non-formal context, governance in education. Theories of education may cover the following sub-fields: scholarship of teaching, learning, and assessment; educational administration and strategy; learning courses; science and technology education. The journal’s main emphasis is on systematic inquiry and bridging the gap between theory and practice in education and different educational systems. Specifically, the journal intends to: 1) promote understanding of issues on education through publication of high-quality empirical research articles and theoretical papers/articles; 2) provide an avenue for education researchers and practitioners to disseminate their critical perspectives on the current trends, problems, and challenges in this field, and related fields and 3) foster the contribution of education to society. The journal encourages submissions across all levels of education throughout the learner lifespan. It also accepts articles written in the Philippine national language or Filipino.
Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Journal (APHERJ)
The Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Journal (APHERJ), an international multidisciplinary refereed journal, publishes quality and high impact researches addressing issues and concerns of education and teacher education, social sciences, engineering and technology and educational policy and business education in the Asia Pacific Rim. It provides a forum for dissemination of qualitative and quantitative researches on theory and instructional model building, product development, policy studies, internationalization as well as local responsiveness from different countries and cultures. It aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice through the publication of empirical research which are relevant and contributory to solving higher education problems.
AsTEN Journal of Teacher Education
The Association of Southeast Asian Teacher Education Network (AsTEN) Journal of Teacher Education is the flagship publication of ASTEN, a multidisciplinary peer- refereed international journal that will serve as the main platform by which the network's initiatives are made known to the academic community. It is expected to provide a scholarly forum on the dynamics of teacher education and the current initiatives of AsTEN member institutions in the areas of research and publication, scholarship of teaching, teacher education leadership, curriculum and pedagogy, reciprocity program, quality assurance and harmonization of standards, and other relevant topics which continue to shape and redefine teacher education in the ASEAN region.
The AsTEN Journal of Teacher Education uses a double-blind review process. We reject articles that fail to identify generalizable or transferrable knowledge, that do not clearly and explicitly indicate the study’s merit for a professional audience, that are not easily understandable in appropriate English, and/or that do not address our main focus.
Please read our Review Criteria for further information.
Articles in this journal are published once a year (every December).
Access and Publishing Model
As part of the ongoing changes in scientific publishing, the journal follows an open access publishing model which aims to increase the readership, reach and impact of published research, through an open access system using PKP’s Open Journal System.