About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning* covers all aspects of practice teaching ('field education') in workplace settings. It also considers the policy context and the changing expectations of service users, Government and the public. Material is practically relevant to what trainers, managers and workers actually do. A main theme is the effectiveness of training and education as preparation for work.

The Journal will interest anyone striving to develop excellent practice teaching and field education programmes:
  • Trainers and educators
  • Managers
  • Policy makers
  • Personnel and staff development specialists.
The Journal sponsors the  International Practice Teaching and Field Education Conference. The tenth event in this series took place in Glasgow 7-8th April 2014.

Peer Review Process

All main articles are reviewed anonymously by two assessors. The final decision on publication lies with the Editors.

Publication Frequency

Articles are published as soon as authors have cleared final proofs. They will then be added to a specific issue, usually the next to be published.