Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education

Call for Papers Innovation in Sustainable Solutions

The Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue devoted to the topic of “Innovation in Sustainable Solutions”. This may include papers that spotlight pedagogical approaches within, or the impact of projects or programs focused on sustainable infrastructure and construction, alternative energy, smart cities, or advanced manufacturing. These are each areas where innovative solutions and wide-ranging talent and skills are needed, and which polytechnics are uniquely positioned to address. Papers may include success stories, best practices, evidence of curriculum shifts to accommodate new needs, or examples of industry partnering with polytechnics to address their own operational need for talent or innovations to help companies grow. To be considered for publication in this special issue, please submit your paper by January 15, 2019.


The Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education (JIPE) is an online, open-access journal devoted to publishing peer-reviewed papers that investigate and expand teaching and learning within the polytechnic educational context.

The journal features scholarly work that explores the integration of theory and practice in an authentic manner and education that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship characteristic of the polytechnic model of education.

JIPE especially encourages contributions exploring the impact of innovative teaching and learning practices that push the boundaries of traditional approaches to learning or educational delivery including: inter-disciplinary approaches; the engagement of students with industry, action learning and/or applied learning and research opportunities.

The journal publishes original empirical papers, brief reports, and review papers, and welcomes submissions from scholars across the polytechnic and community college sector, both within and outside of Canada.

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