Posting Your Article Policy

Before submission to ELTEJ
Authors may post their article anywhere at any time, including on preprint servers such as This does not count as a prior publication.

Upon submission to ELTEJ
Authors may share or post their submitted version of the article (also known as the preprint) in the following ways:

  1. On the author’s website or their employer’s website
  2. On institutional or funder websites if required
  3. In the author’s classroom use
  4. On Scholarly Collaboration Networks (SCNs) that are signatories to the International Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers’ Sharing Principles (

The following text should be included on the first page of the submitted article when it first is posted in any of the above outlets: “This work has been submitted to English Language Teaching Educational Journal,, for possible publication".

Upon acceptance to English Language Teaching Educational Journal (ELTEJ)
If an author previously posted their submitted version of the article in any of the following locations, he or she will need to replace the provided text with the accepted version of English Language Teaching Educational Journal. No other changes may be made to the accepted article.

  1. Author’s website
  2. Author’s employer’s website
  4. Funder’s repository*

Final published article

  1. When the article is issued, the posted version should be updated with a full citation to the original Journal of Early Childhood Care and Education, including DOI. He or she will need to replace the accepted version with the published article version of English Language Teaching Educational Journal.
  2. The article will be followed statements on the Journal of Early Childhood Care and Education' copyright notice at