Short description: HERJ Hungarian Educational Research Journal is an academic journal focusing on actual ideas and themes in educational research. Its mission is to promote emerging researchers and established scholars in exchanging their results, views and opinions on education, educational policy and research. Working for this mission, HERJ represents a world-wide comparative view. HERJ publishes thematic issues as well as discussion papers and book reviews four times a year (March, June, October, December). It welcomes initiations for new thematic issues as well as high quality theoretical and empirical studies. All papers submitted for publication will be double-blind peer-reviewed rigorously.