Aim & Scope

Journal of Inclusive Education (JIE) is an international Journal of Faculty of Education, published by Allama Iqbal Open University Pakistan. The annual journal aims at offering a national and international platform for multidisciplinary professionals to exchange their ideas and explore the innovative practices on Inclusive Education. Key features of JIE include a strong commitment to quality research, promotion of researches and address the diversity in the current and future forms of inclusive education. Articles can be of original empirical research, literature and book reviews, critical and exploratory essays, case studies, policy reviews etc. focusing on issues related to all aspects of inclusive education.


Peer-reviewed Journal of Inclusive Education is a strategic forum for multidisciplinary dialogues among researchers, policy makers, administrators, parents and all stakeholders of inclusive education.


JIE, a pre-eminent voice of inclusive education practitioners, support the sharing of experiences, practices, innovations and creativity in the areas of exclusion, inclusion, early childhood education, elementary and secondary classrooms, action researches to accommodate a person with special needs.

Topics of interest

JIE lays special emphasis on

  • Theoretical understanding of the nature of inclusive education
  • National and international Policies on inclusive education
  • Issues related to equality, accessibility and social inclusion
  • Impact of reforms in policy, legislation and practice models on school system
  • Curriculum and instruction strategies to include diversity in the classroom
  • Forms and variation in inclusive education
  • Case studies of diversified nature
  • The dilemmas and tensions associated with inclusion
  • Leadership issues in achieving targets of education
  • Teachers’ training and adaptation issues of inclusive education
  • Contemporary Inclusive educational practice
  • Global trends of inclusive education
  • Assessment and evaluation of initiatives of inclusive education
  • Adult and continuous education
  • Non-formal education and open schooling
  • Functional literacy development initiatives
  • Technologies for adaptation of curriculum and practices
  • Special education needs
  • Disability studies
  • Curriculum and instruction adaptations
  • Student exclusion and disengagement
  • Issues related to curriculum, pedagogy, community involvement and diverse learners for implementing inclusive education