Rules for Authors

Rules for submitting articles

The works submitted must be original and cannot be submitted simultaneously for consideration by other journals. In the same way, you will not receive any text that has been published totally or partially in another journal.

The texts will be written in Times New Roman point 12, with 1.5 line spacing, 2.5cm margins, spacing between paragraphs (0 - 6) and letter sheet size. The length of the full text should not exceed 15 pages.

Papers must include on the first page: the title of the article (in Spanish and English). The title of the article should describe its content clearly and accurately, allowing the reader to identify the subject easily. It should be short (try not to exceed 15 words, without sacrificing clarity) and suggestive, to achieve the reader's interest. Avoid excessive use of prepositions and articles.

Next, the full name of the author or authors (up to 3), the electronic addresses, the general data (scientific and academic category, registration number ORCID) and the full institutional affiliation of each (department, faculty, institution, city, province or state, country).

Likewise, a summary (in Spanish and English) written in a single block must be included, containing the problem, the objectives of the work, the methodology used and the results achieved, as well as ending with a brief comment regarding the meaning of the results. . The summary must be clear, precise and not exceed 200 words maximum, written in the third person and contain no references, abbreviations, or equations. The abstract in English must correspond faithfully with the Spanish text

In relation to the keywords, up to five keywords or descriptors (in Spanish and English) are admitted, which should reflect the central content of the work and help index the article, so they must be internationally accepted terms in the field of education , taken from some thesaurus (IRESIE Vocabulary, UNESCO Thesaurus, European Education Thesaurus, ERIC Thesaurus -Education Resources Information Center-, among others).

Next, the full text of the work divided into introduction, sections or epigraphs, conclusions, bibliographic references and annexes (if necessary) will be included. Paragraphs will be written in Times New Roman at 12 points, with 1.5 spacing and distance between paragraphs (0; 6).

The introduction constitutes a presentation of the importance and timeliness of the topic and should include the objectives set, briefly expose the most relevant works and highlight the contributions of other authors to the subject under study, from a national and international perspective, using appropriately the both textual and paraphrased citations, according to APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition.

The epigraphs and sub-epigraphs that make up the body of the article must be selected according to the type of article, but in all cases they must follow a coherent logic, maintaining the clarity, brevity, precision and unity that characterizes the scientific texts.

Tables and figures must be presented according to the format of the APA 6th edition. In particular, the figures must be precise in the identification of the author: if it has been taken from an external source, if it has been reworked with data from an external source or if the data has been obtained by the author.

The conclusions are derived from the work done. Any conclusion must be based on the above and discussed in the work, as well as reflect the fulfillment of the objectives. They should indicate how the work contributes or is an advance in the field and object of study, in addition to suggesting future uses and work.

References should appear at the end of the text, organized alphabetically from the first entry element and only the sources cited will be included, as specified in the APA style, in version 6. The editorial board recommends the use of bibliographic managers (Zotero , Mendeley, EndNote, among others) to facilitate the work with bibliographic references.

All pages must be numbered and justified.

Authors are recommended to adjust the article to the template attached before submitting it. Template Format

The editors of the journal reserve the right to make style modifications for a better understanding of the articles.

The manuscripts must be sent in digital format (MS Word) to the electronic address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contacts

Dr.C. Juana Elena Fragoso Ávila. Director of Varela Journal. School of Early Childhood Education. Headquarters "Félix Varela Morales" of the Central University "Marta Abreu" of Las Villas. Circunvalación and Malezas. Santa Clara Villa Clara. Cuba. Postal code: 50300.
Phone: + 53-42-221354

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You can also contact through the following addresses:

Chief Editor: Nilda Ibarra López (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Scientific Editor: Esperanza Asencio Cabot (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)