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Bulletin of Karaganda University
Pedagogy series.Peer-review

Order of peer-review and publishing articles.

(approved by the editorial board on 05/22/2020)

The editorial journal accepts for consideration scientific articles in Kazakh / Russian / English and other foreign languages, incorporating the results of research in relevant areas of pedagogical sciences. Materials that are inconsistent with the subject matter are not taken into consideration.

Articles are accepted by the editorial board via the online article submission system, as well as by e-mail bulletin.pedagogy.ku@gmail.com (Executive Secretary of the journal is Assanova D. N.).

Authors should send to the editorial office an electronic file of the article, designed in accordance with the requirements (see https://pedagogy-vestnik.ksu.kz), as well as a scanned copy of the copyright agreement signed by all authors. The editorial office notifies the authors of the receipt of materials within 3 days.

The manuscript of a scientific article submitted to the editorial office of the journal is subject to the initial review procedure for compliance with the journal's profile, editorial requirements, and technical design rules. At this stage, the article (the entire article file, with all output data, annotations and keywords in three languages, a list of references, and information about the authors).

Plagiarism checking of scientific articles is implemented by executive secretary of the journal in accordance with the "Regulations on checking academic, scientific, theses, master's and doctoral theses for plagiarism" (Ye.A. Buketov KSU, 2019). Checking scientific articles for borrowings is carried out using the Strikeplagiarism.com licensed plagiarism check system (https://strikeplagiarism.com/en/). The scientific article should contain the results of original scientific research previously unpublished and not intended for publication in other editions. If remarks on the subject matter, design, or low originality of article are found, the article is returned to the authors without review, and the author receives a corresponding notification.

Scientific articles submitted for publication in the journal should constitute at least 70% of the original text. In case the article is not inconsistent with the standard of originality, the article is sent for revision with a printout of the verification report. If the article is not corrected or does not meet the standards of originality after revision, the editorial board decides that it should not be published.

The article corresponding to the journal profile and publication requirements is accepted for consideration and sent for peer-review.

Peer-review of scientific articles’ manuscript in the editorial office of the journal is carried out in order to provide the quality of the published article, the correctness and credibility of the presentation of the results, to maintain the academic image and a high scientific level of the publication, as well as to select the most relevant and practically significant scientific works. All materials submitted for publication in the journal are subject to review. A scientific article is reviewed by at least two independent scientists or experts on the relevant issues

who are not members of the editorial board. Reviewers are appointed by the chief editor, who are specialists in the relevant field of research, from among the leading foreign (link to foreign reviewers) and Kazakhstani ( to local reviewers) scientists on the profile of the article. Peer review is carried out by using the double-blind peer review method. The reviewer evaluates the article for the relevance of the topic and scientific novelty, the appropriateness of the methods used by the authors, the reliability of the results obtained, as well as its structure and style of presentation (quality of translation into English). All remarks and suggestions for the article are drawn up in a review. Complying with scientific ethics, reviewers adhere to the requirements for the ethics of scientific publications, are as objective and impartial as possible.

The reviewer can make the following recommendations for publication of the article:

1."The article can be recommended for publication" – if the manuscript does not contain comments, conforms to the requirements of relevance and originality of scientific research. In this case, the manuscript is included in the list of prospective publications in the journal;

2. "The article can be recommended for publication, on condition it is revised in accordance with the remarks of the reviewer" - in this case, the article is sent to the authors for revision. After receiving the revised text, the editorial board sends the article to the reviewer for peer-reviewing again. If the reviewer still has significant remarks on the article, the article is rejected by the editorial Board without the right to further revision;

3. "The article cannot be recommended for publication" - in this case, the article is either rejected by the editorial board or sent for re-review, which is possible only once for this article.

The editorial board of the journal reserves the right to refuse publication to the author who wished to leave the remarks of the reviewer without attention. The reviewer also has the right to conduct an additional check on the use of borrowings in the text of the publication through available Internet search systems.

The period of peer-reviewing articles is no more than 3 weeks.

After receiving reviews, the issue of received articles is considered at the next meeting of the editorial Board and a final decision is made on whether to publish the article or refuse to publish it based on the reviewers' conclusions. Pre-printing preparation of an article for publication is compulsory and consists of technical editing, monitoring compliance with the accepted standards of design and rules for publishing articles in the journal. The editorial Board may not agree with the authors on the technical correction of articles and does not enter into discussions with the authors of articles.