Submit an article

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Articles are published in French in the printed version of the journal. However, the editorial board welcomes articles written in English. If these articles are accepted, they will be translated into French and published in the printed version of the journal. They will be kept in their original English version on the AQPC website.

To submit your article, send it to the Editor-in-chief, Stéphanie Carle, by e-mail:

Writing guidelines

Discovered a teaching strategy that works particularly well? Experimented with a new approach that’s proven worthwhile and might benefit other teachers and professionals? Conducted research in education or a related field that could result in changes to teaching practices in Quebec’s college network? Read articles or books, participated in discussions, or taken courses that made you want to share your thoughts with others in the field of postsecondary education? Then why not write an article for Pédagogie collégiale and share your expertise with college stakeholders all over Quebec? Here are a few guidelines for the three most popular sections of our journal: “Shared Practice”, “Research in Education”, and “Reflections on Education”.

Submit an article

Articles must target the readers of Pédagogie collégiale, be in keeping with the goals of the journal and fall under one of the rubrics (in French) of the journal.

Articles are published in French in the printed version of the journal.

Articles written in French or in English are welcome and will be assessed either by the Francophone or by the Anglophone editorial committee. When articles in English are accepted, they are translated into French and published in the printed version of the journal. They will be kept in their original English version on the AQPC website.

You can submit an article at any time (except for the educational theme file issues).

Articles submitted must be sent to the Editor-in-chief, Stéphanie Carle ( and include the following information:

  • Author’s name;
  • Occupation (in the case of a teacher, please specify the discipline and/or specialty);
  • Establishment or organization where the author works;
  • Telephone numbers at work and home;
  • E-mail address;
  • a short professional biography of the author (max. 80 words).


Articles submitted (Times New Roman type; 10 point font; single-spaced) must not exceed 4 000 words, including footnotes, references, tables, and figures. Footnotes and references must be indicated as such in the text.


Pédagogie collégiale is a “beacon” for players in the field of higher education. It seeks, among others, to guide pedagogical intervenors at college level, to shed light on interventions by presenting rich and varied information, and to forecast major changes coming in the field of education. Pédagogie collégiale is also a reflection anchored in reality, attesting to the practices of those who work in the college environment. Lastly, it serves as a stimulant by proposing and initiating various paths leading to reflection and action.

Pédagogie collégiale, a publication of AQPC, embraces the Association's mission to promote and stimulate the development and evolution of college pedagogy.

  • To support professional development;
  • To strengthen professional identity;
  • To promote college-level research, particularly through the publication of research results;
  • To promote the links between theory and practice;
  • To ensure a place at the table in public debates regarding college issues;
  • To provide a venue for differing points of view;
  • To support pedagogical innovation in higher education.

Pédagogie collégiale remains open on an ideological level and offers the opportunity to express divergent viewpoints. Its source of inspiration comes from various schools of thought, both national and international—all of which enables the magazine to remain first and foremost a prominent and stimulating vehicle promoting pedagogical information, exchanges, and reflection.

Articles submitted must be in the keeping of the journal's main orientations and be of interest to its readers (Pédagogie collégiale readers are professionals in the field of education, mainly college teachers).

The Editorial board evaluates articles using the following criteria:


  1. Agrees with the orientations of the journal.
  2. Interests a large segment of the journal’s readership.
  3. Deals with a topical issue.


  1. Contribution to the development of new models, theories, practices and philosophy on collegial teaching.
  2. Critique on current practices and principles in collegial teaching.
  3. Coherence of subject matter.
  4. Strength of arguments.
  5. Richness of documentation.
  6. Transferability.
  7. Applicability.


  1. Verbal-linguistic quality.
  2. Appealing pedagogical format.
  3. Concise style
  4. Usefulness of tables and illustrations (if included).
  5. Usefulness and relevance of titles and sub-titles.

The Editorial board can ask authors to modify their article or refuse to publish it.

Defamatory articles or articles that could harm someone's reputation or the reputation of groups will automatically be refused.

Except for the articles published in the Actes du colloque de l'AQPC or in journals published by colleges, articles already published in French in other media (or that will be published elsewhere before they are published in Pédagogie collégiale) will also be refused.

Publication process

Articles submitted in English and accepted by the English editorial committee will be translated into French by the AQPC: the French version of the article will be printed in the journal, while the English version will be posted on the AQPC website.

Every article chosen by the editorial committee will go through linguistic revision. The translation and the edited article will be sent to authors prior to publication. The Editor-in-chief will need the collaboration of the authors through the whole process.

Reprints and copyright

The journal Pédagogie collégiale has a print run of 3,000 copies (or more).

Any article published in Pédagogie collégiale can be reproduced as long the source is mentioned. However, to avoid reproductions of low quality, we prefer you refer to the articles through our website. If an article is not available on the AQPC website, you can always ask us to post it (

Authors whose articles are published in Pédagogie collégiale do not receive any money or royalties.

Prior to the publication of their article, every author has to fill out and send to the AQPC ( a consent form. By this consent form (entitled Convention de publication) authors subscribe to a BY-NC-ND Creative Commons License that covers both the article published in the journal and its electronic version.

PDF icon consent form (in French)
Document authors must fill, sign and send to the AQPC to allow their article to be published

Subscribe to the journal

Individual members of AQPC receive the journal Pédagogie collégiale (4 issues in a year), free of charge. Associate members can receive from 15 to 100 copies, depending on the category selected. To subscribe to the journal without becoming a member, individuals may contact us ( or 514 328-3805) or subscribe online using PayPal.

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Submit an article

Teachers, professionals, administrators and researchers are invited to submit an article, either in French or in English.

Submit an article

The AQPC acknowledges the financial support, in 2014-2015, of the Government of Canada through Canadian Heritage, Canada Periodical Fund, Business Innovation component.

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