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Aims and Scope
The Molung Educational Frontier focuses on contemporary study and research on the issues of governance, development, and prosperity. We have chosen these fields in realisation that in the changed context of Nepal and the whole world it is essential that we need to promote good governance in all spheres/sectors such as legislatures, executives, and judiciaries of all levels and making the governance bodies more accountable to the people and the nation with their proper functioning to achieve the goals of sustainable development whereby we can lead to prosperity. It is also equally important to strengthen all political, economic, social, and cultural/educational institutions and carefully work in all fields, but not limited to, infrastructure development, economic growth, trade and commerce, productivity increase, environment protection, and a host of other issues with the aim of achieving the goals of sustainable development.
In course of time, however, the Editorial Board of this journal can develop the theme(s) on any relevant issues in the changed context.
The articles submitted to the Editorial Board for publication are sent to the blind peer review process.
When the blind peer reviewer sends back the reviewed version to the Editorial Board, it is sent back to the author for revision, if any.
Once the author revises the article as per the comments and suggestions of the reviewer, he/she submits both hard and soft copy of the final version of manuscript to the Editorial Board.
Then the Editorial Board makes final decision whether to accept or reject the paper for publication.
The Molung Education Frontier is published annually in June.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
The journal is published by the Molung Foundation.
Sources of Support
The Molung Foundation provides the necessary expenses for publication. The Foundation raises the funds by seeking research funds from the related government/nongovernment bodies and/or agencies. It can also raise funds from endowment from individuals and/or charitable organizations/institutions if need be. Some of the amount can be earned by selling the journal copies.
MOLUNG FOUNDATION (MF), named after a river flowing in the mid-eastern hills of Nepal, is a global association engaged in various programs and activities like research and policy analysis, expert services and awareness-raising, training and capacity building in the relevant fields. It has carried out its works in different sectors since its inception, and its purposes for so doing are primarily to contribute to the development of effective methods to the formulation of public policy as well as development processes, and to assist individuals and institutions for using their abilities to the best possible effect.
Finance for the works has been provided as a grant by the individuals involved in MF and the government bodies as well as non-government agencies across the world. It also generates income from commercial projects such as the sales of its publications like journals and magazines; it raises fees from those who want to build capacities by training facilities on participation approach basis; it sells expert services in the national as well as international market. MF is a not-for-profit-sharing institution unlike any other company that distributes the profit as a bonus to the shareholders. It is simply an agency that works mainly for the benefit of the general public. Funds raised for institutional activities are used solely to cover the essential costs of the MF works.
The journal is also supported by the Advisory Board in terms of ideas, concepts, and processes.
Objectives of the Foundation
Molung Foundation works as an independent institution under the existing laws, rules, and regulations to accomplish the following specific objectives:
- To contribute to policy issues in the field of education, socioeconomic condition, social inclusion, ethnic/indigenous identities, population, gender and development, and rights issues through research and policy analysis
- To promote the spirit of partnership and cooperation with different national and international organizations through collective and/or joint initiatives relating to research, publication, and expert services
- To strengthen the capacity of local community leaders, social/development workers and professionals through trainings and capacity building activities
Of the various activities of the Foundation one important task is to publish a scholarly journal based on original research. This journal has appointed the Editorial Board and nominated the advisory panel from within the country for now. But it aims to nominate more members in Advisory panel from home and abroad in accordance with the need and the existing laws and practices.
Subscription Rate for Print Copies
Nepal (individual): NRS 300.00
Nepal (institutional): NRS 500.00
Abroad USD 30.00
There is no subscription for electronic version in any website now. The full text is free online.