Academic journal article The Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Editorial Preface

Academic journal article The Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation

Editorial Preface

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EDITORIAL PREFACE

Dear readers,

Writing scientific papers is a way of communication in science. Scientific papers are published in scientific journals. One such scientific journal in thousands world's journals is our journal Special Education and Rehabilitation, which tends to follow the trends. In the small scientific environments such as the Republic of Macedonia there are many factors that hinder the work and reduce the actual quality of the scientific journals. When the state invests only 0.3% of GDP in science, then you can not expect a serious scientific achievement of the Macedonian scientific journals. These small magazines always have a big problem in providing high-quality papers that would later be widely quoted and would provide a factor of influence of the scientific journal. The state requires high criteria of the teaching staff and publication of papers in journals with high impact factor, but it does not provide any access to the database Web of Science. Inevitably there is an impression that the welfare state and high science do not go together hand in hand. When you add the illogical moves of the publishers for reduction of the remuneration of the members of the publishing office and the moves for selection of the printing office that are not to the taste of the main editors, then you can conclude that in order to become a successful editor of a ultimate scientific journal in a small scientific environment as Macedonia is a mission impossible. The Ministry of Education and Science have to find additional resources and to increase the funding of scientific research projects and to invest more in international journals with domestic origin, so they could acquire a factor of influence in the near future.

Let us look briefly at this issue 1-2 2015. In the first rubric Special Education and professional problems this time is represented by domestic authors. …

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