Journal of Geography Education in Africa - (JoGEA)

The Journal of Geography Education in Africa (JoGEA) - previously known as the Journal of Geography Education for Southern Africa (JoGESA) is an open access, double blind peer-reviewed journal. Articles submitted to JoGEA are reviewed anonymously by a minimum of two expert reviewers. The Editorial Board selects articles and Book/Teaching Resources Reviews based on the outcome of the review process and then ratified by the editor(s). Authors of articles are sent guidelines for their final submission. Only Conference Reports, Travel Blogs and Eulogies are not refereed but will be reviewed by the editorial board. This eJournal is designed to encourage the continued professional growth and support of existing African Geography Teachers and Geography Student Teachers in-training, as well as emerging scholars in Geography Education. To build up the importance of Geography as a globally relevant subject within schools across Southern Africa, in Africa and the World; and to improve the stature of the role of secondary Geography Education in relation to the study options available at tertiary level, in Southern Africa, on the African continent, as well as globally. The ISSN for JoGEA is eISSN 2788-9114.

  • We invite your active participation in producing this journal. JoGEA encourages school teachers; student teachers; university lecturers or Geography methodologists; Subject Advisors or any Geography Education Experts, and all others interested in Geography to share their ideas and experiences to promote sound practices, innovative strategies, modern developments and reflection in geography teaching and learning, as well as sharing their research – to submit articles or contributions for possible publication.
  • Contributions of varying length are invited, with a maximum of 8000 words MAXIMUM for academic articles and research reports (including References).
  • Shorter articles of 2000 words, on best practice (particularly GIS) and classroom strategies, classroom discipline and management, reflections on particular issues and practices in geography teaching and learning, in-service education or workshops, conferences, reports and comments on previous published articles or contributions are welcome.
  • Lesson plans; teaching units and how-to-do-it advice on classroom and fieldwork activities; a travel blog; and eulogies are also invited, of no more than 2000 words, if they have relevance for a broad range of teachers across Africa.

Submitting your Article/Contribution:

Please visit: https://upjournals.up.ac.za/index.php/jogea

  • JoGEA is published annually (October). As at least 2 months are needed for reviewing, another month for editing, design, typesetting and printing – articles should be submitted on the UP Journals Portal by the 31st May every year.
  • Manuscripts for review, possible publication and all correspondence relating to articles should be done on the UP Journals Portal: https://upjournals.up.ac.za/
  • General questions or enquiries can be directed to either of the Editor-in-Chiefs:
  • Reviews of books, textbooks, kits, any Geography Teaching Resources, web sites, electronic and other media, reports, travel blogs and eulogies should be sent to Mrs Pam Esterhuysen. Email: [email protected].