Rules for executing and submitting a manuscript to a scientific publication

 “Educational discourse: collection of research papers”

 Manuscript language: Ukrainian, Russian, English. German, French, Polish.

  1. The manuscript of the article should be submitted to the editorial office in the following form: a manuscript file, which is sent to the e-mail address of the editorial office This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in “Author-Name-file.doc” format.
  2. The manuscript of the article, signed by the authors, should be accompanied with:
  • Third-party review (for authors without a degree) with an indication of the scientific degree of a reviewer, academic rank, position, place of work (without abbreviations), seal-certified;
  • Where the manuscript is published in a foreign language, the article should be accompanied by a translation made by a certified foreign language specialist (translation agency or language trainer from the Higher Education Institution);
  • extended abstract (in two languages, one of which is English), depending on article manuscript language (Annex 2). Abstract volume – up to 2500 characters (including spaces);
  • information about the author (s) (Annex 1).
  1. The article's manuscript should not contain materials prohibited for publication, since the journal is an open source of information. The author's text should not be published and translated before the previously published article. The author(s) of the article and reviewers are responsible for the content of the article and information content.
  2. Article submission form:
    • volume of the manuscript – 20-24 thousand characters (exception, not more than 40 characters marks), including drawings and tables;
    • number of co-authors – not more than four, as an exception – up to five;
    • the article should be prepared using Microsoft Word for Windows® (version 97, 2000, XP, 2003,2007) or a compatible editor;
  • the manuscript must have a sequential numbering of pages with a free placement of numbering in the letter;
  • sheet format – A4 (210×297), page orientation – portrait; fields: to the left – 2.5 cm; to the right – 2 cm; from above –2 cm; bottom – 2 cm; line spacing – 1.5 pt; interval between paragraphs “before”, “after” – 0 pt; indent to the right, left – 0 pt; first line indent – 1.27 cm;
  • Figures, photographs, graphs should be inserted into the article text as an object. The position of the object – “within text;
    • figures created in the Microsoft Word drawing editor should be submitted as grouped objects;
    • figures and tables should not break the sentences in the paragraph, that is, should be placed after the paragraph first referencing thereto in the text.
  1. The text of the manuscript must be constructed according to a generally accepted scheme:

– UDC index in the upper left corner of the page (Time New Roman, 12 pt);

- initials and surnames of authors in the upper right corner of the page (Time New Roman, 12 pt.). The order of submission: name, patronymic, surname;

- degree, academic rank (Time New Roman, 12 pt.);

- author's e-mail;

- empty line;

- title of the article – in capital letters, centred, in Ukrainian (or local language) and in English (Time New Roman, 14 pt., Bold). The title of the article is presented without using highly specialized abbreviations; no period at the end of the title;

- empty line;

- abstract (Time New Roman, 12 pt., Italics) (Annex 2);

 empty line;

  • keywords (4-8 words) in Ukrainian or local language and in English (Time New Roman, 12 pt., Italics);

The main text of the article should contain the following headings:

  • Subject relevancy (Time New Roman, 14 pt.);
  • Challenge problem in general and its relation to important scientific or practical tasks (Time New Roman, 14 pt.);
  • analysis of recent researches and publications, which initiated the solution of this problem and on which the author relies, allocation of previously unsettled parts of the general problem to which this article is devoted (Time New Roman, 14 pt.);
  • task statement (Time New Roman, 14 pt);
  • outline of the main research material with comprehensive justification of the scientific results obtained (Time New Roman, 14 pp.);
  • Conclusions of this research and prospects for further exploration in this direction (Time New Roman, 14 pt.).

- empty line;

- List of references (Time New Roman, 12 pt., Bold, centred)

- References (Time New Roman, 12 pt, Bold, centred);

- article received by editors office – in the lower right corner of the letter (Time New Roman, 12 pt.) (DD.MM.YYYY) format;

- bibliographic description for citation (Time New Roman, 12 pt.) (Annex 3).

  1. Literature sources cited should be numbered. The reference to the source is given in square brackets, for example: “ known from [4]. ...“or”... considered in [4, p. 203] ...”. References are given at the end of the article in alphabetical order in the original language, according to the Harvard Referencing style Harvard Referencing style ( Harvard_Referencing_style.PDF).
  2. References are transliterated in Latin letters (References). If the scientific paper is written in a language using Cyrillic alphabet, then its bibliographic description must be transliterated in Latin letters. Paper title in Latin letters must be followed by translation into English in brackets.
  3. The author (authors) may review the proofreading of the article. Change of layout by the author, except for errors correction, is not allowed. Corrected and signed proofreading must be returned to the editorial office within two days of receipt.
  4. The decision on the possibility of publishing an article is taken by the editorial board and independent reviewers.
  5. Paper that does not meet the above requirements will be returned to the responsible secretary of the editorial board.

 Annex 1

Information about the author (authors)


In Ukrainian

In English

Full Name






Academic rank









Employment (higher educational institution, department without abbreviations)



Field of scientific interests



Source of funding, e.g. “Grant by name, No. ..., NDR No. ...” or otherwise.



Posting address



E-mail address



Mobile Phone Number



ID (in the system of scientific identification)

If any, or register





Title of the article








Annex 2



Актуальність теми дослідження.

Постановка проблеми.

Аналіз останніх досліджень і публікацій.


Постановка завдання.

Виклад основного матеріалу.


Ключові слова:

Urgency of the research.

Target setting.

Actual scientific researches and issues analysis.

The research objective.

The statement of basic materials.




Annex 3

Bibliographic description for citation:

Petrenko, TG & Boyko, VV 2017, “Influence of Society on Deviant Behaviour of Children and Youth”, Educational Discourse: Collection of Research Papers, No. 1 (1). p. 15-21.