Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

BCES Conference Books

ISSN 2534-8426 (online)

ISSN 1314-4693 (print)

Indexed in EBSCO, ERIC, and DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

Aims of BCES Conference Books

BCES Conference Books contain selected research papers submitted to BCES Annual International Conferences. The aims of BCES Conference Books are:

  • to provide a platform for publishing high quality research papers in the fields of Comparative Education, History of Education, Teacher Education, Education Policy, School Leadership, Education Reforms, Social Inclusion, Lifelong Learning, Education and Law, Research Education, Education Entrepreneurship, Vocational Education, etc.;
  • to contribute to a better understanding of current education development processes, problems and innovations at national, regional and global level;
  • to offer an intellectual space where specialists from different fields and from all parts of the world may present their research, discuss various topics of common interest, and establish professional contacts.

Review Process

The BCES Conference Books review process has the following steps:

  1. Authors submit research papers that must be well written and structured, strictly formed according to the BCES paper requirements, with clear concepts, analyses and discussions.
  2. The editor-in-chief and the relevant part editors decide which papers to be reviewed.
  3. Each paper is then reviewed by at least two reviewers who are different from the editors. Members of the International Advisory Board are also involved in the review process.
  4. Finally, the International Editorial Board takes decisions on papers to be included in the book.

About BCES

The Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES) was founded in Sofia in October 1991. BCES is registered as a non-profit, non-governmental organization. It focuses on:

  • organizing annual international conferences on education
  • doing comparative education studies
  • coordinating international research projects
  • supporting publications on problems of education
  • organizing study visits to Bulgaria for foreign students, teachers and experts
  • providing expertise to education policy making

BCES topics of special interest are:

  • Comparative education
  • History of education
  • Teacher education
  • Education policy, reforms and innovations
  • New practices in preschool, primary and secondary education
  • Reforms in academia
  • Lifelong learning, vulnerable groups and social inclusion

Open Access Statement

BCES Conference Books are fully open access volumes. All papers are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution is permitted.

BCES Conference Books open access policy includes:

  • Free access for all readers worldwide
  • Global visibility
  • Fast publication process
  • Authors hold copyright to their papers without restrictions
  • Authors are allowed to republish their papers without restrictions
  • XVI BCES Conference

Education in Modern Society

Golden Sands, Bulgaria, 11 - 15 June 2018

  • XV BCES Conference

Current Business and Economics Driven Discourse and Education: Perspectives from Around the World

Borovets, Bulgaria, 20 - 23 June 2017

  • XIV BCES Conference

Education Provision to Every One: Comparing Perspectives from Around the World

Sofia, Bulgaria, 14 - 17 June 2016

  • XIII BCES Conference

Quality, Social Justice and Accountability in Education Worldwide

Sofia, Bulgaria, 10 - 13 June 2015

  • XII BCES Conference

Education’s Role in Preparing Globally Competent Citizens

Nessebar, Bulgaria, 15 - 20 June 2014

  • XI BCES Conference

Education in One World: Perspectives from Different Nations

Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14 - 17 May 2013

  • X BCES Conference

International Perspectives on Education

Kyustendil, Bulgaria, 12 - 15 June 2012

  • IX BCES Conference

Comparative Education and Teacher Training

Sofia, Bulgaria, 5 - 9 July 2011

  • VIII BCES Conference

Comparative Education and Teacher Training

Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 9 - 12 June 2010

  • VII BCES Conference

Comparative Education and Teacher Training

Tryavna, Bulgaria, 29 June - 3 July 2009

  • VI BCES Conference

Comparative Education and Teacher Training

Sofia, Bulgaria, 1 - 4 July 2008

  • V BCES Conference

Comparative Education, Teacher Training and New Education Agenda

Sofia, Bulgaria, 28 - 31 August 2007

  • IV BCES Conference

Comparative Education and Teacher Training

Sofia, Bulgaria, 1 - 4 May 2006

  • III BCES Conference

Comparative Education in Teacher Training

Sofia, Bulgaria, 18 - 22 April 2005

  • II BCES Conference

Comparative Education in Teacher Training

Sofia, Bulgaria, 8 - 12 October 2003

  • I BCES Conference

Comparative Education in Teacher Training

Sofia, Bulgaria, 20 - 24 November 2002

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