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International Journal of Outcome-Based Education (IJOBE)

Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Outcome-Based Education (IJOBE) publishes cutting-edge research that critically examines Outcome-Based Education (OBE), its theory of education, systemic structure, and classroom practices. It serves as a platform for a diverse group of scholars in the field of education and training to share original research devoted to the wide dissemination and scientific examination of issues surrounding OBE. Papers published in the IJOBE shall contribute to the enrichment of theory and practice in OBE. It shall be a repository of studies, which will guide schools, teachers, and practitioners towards the achievement of ‘educational outcomes that matter’.

The journal welcomes submissions on the following broad themes as listed by Dr. William Spady, the proponent of OBE, who serves as a member of the International Advisory Board of IJOBE:

  1. Defining OBE’s essence, multiple paradigms, and evolution
  2. Essential components of leadership and systemic change
  3. Strategies that lay the groundwork for successful implementation
  4. Deriving and implementing outcomes of significance
  5. Models of future-focused, life-performance learning
  6. Fostering self-directed, fully empowered learners
  7. Creating a culture of professionalism and contribution
  8. Assessing and evaluating quality outcomes that endure