School of Education

Hillary Place Papers


Guidance for Authors

  1. Manuscripts should be in 12-point Times Roman with 1 inch margins.
  2. Articles begin with an abstract (250 word maximum)
  3. Include a cover sheet that includes the a) title, b) full addresses of all authors, c) email of one author for correspondence
  4. If you have acknowledgements (including funding), please include them on the cover page.


The article title should be centred in title case

Highest level heading: bold and left-side aligned in lower case on its own line

e.g. Method

Second level: not bold and left-side aligned in lower case. on its own line

e.g. Participants

Third level: italic, not bold left- side aligned flush with next line of text

e.g. Children. Some of the children …

General formatting guidelines

  1. Use endnotes (sparingly), not footnotes.
  2. Please place a running head in the upper right hand corner
  3. Please use page numbers in the upper right hand corner along with the running head.
  4. Please double space everything including references and indented quotations. [Note that indented quotations should not have quotation marks.]
  5. Please define any terms that are not obvious.
  6. Your “References” section should begin on a new page. References should have “hanging indents” of the first line. Do not skip a line between references.
  7. You should use the Leeds University version of Harvard for citation and references. Guidance is here:

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