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Educational Measurement and Evaluation Review (EMEReview)

The Educational Measurement and Evaluation Review (EMEReview) is the official publication of the Philippine Educational Measurement and Evaluation Association (PEMEA). It is international, refereed, and abstracted/indexed. The EMEReview publishes scholarly reports about contemporary theories and practices in the field of education and social sciences that highlight measurement, assessment, and evaluation. It welcomes articles that are about test and scale development, quantitative models of a construct, evaluation studies, best practices in evaluation, issues and policies on assessment, contemporary approaches in educational and psychological measurement, and other studies with direct implications to assessment in education, social sciences, and related fields. EMEReview is indexed/abstracted in the Open J-Gate, JournalTOCs, Google Scholar, InfoBase Index, Social Science Research Network, Open Academic Journals Index, and




Scholarly and scientific reports can be in the form of the following: (1) Empirical reports such as studies in developing a construct, scale and test development, norming, and IRT approaches, (2) Empirical essays such as those dealing with relevant issues, arguments, and policies in the practice of assessment and evaluation, (3) Literature reviews of psychometric measures and approaches, and  (4) Metanalytic studies that synthesize the use of instruments and varied assessment methods.





Dr. Adonis P. David, Philippine Normal University


Managing Editor: 

Dr. Carlo Magno, De La Salle Araneta University



Associate Editors:

Dr. Marcos Lopez, Centro Escolar University-Malolos                                                           

Dr. Richard Gonzales, World Bank

Dr. Marilyn Balagtas, Philippine Normal University

Dr. Teresita T. Rungduin, Philippine Normal University

Dr. Jesus Alfonso Datu, Education University of Hong Kong

Ms. Belen Chu, Philippine Academy of Sakya

Ms. Marife  Mamauag, Help University


Editorial Advisory Board

Dr. Rose Marie Salazar-Clemeña, De La Salle University

Dr. John Hattie, University of Melbourne

Dr. Jack Holbrook, University of Tartu

Dr. Anders Jonsson, Malmo University

Dr. Timothy Teo, University of Macau

Dr. Tom Oakland, University of Florida

Dr. Jimmy dela Torre, Hong Kong University

Dr. Jose Pedrajita, University of the Philippines-Diliman

Dr. Shu-ren Chang, Department of Testing Services, American Dental Association

Dr. Karma El Hassan, American University of Beirut

Dr. Marie Ann Vargas, University of Sto. Tomas

Dr. Leonore Decencenteo, Center for Educational Measurement





1.  The manuscript should be prepared and formatted using the latest edition (7th edition) of the "Publication Manual of the APA" including levels of headings, citations, statistical and mathematical copies, tables and figures, and references. Sections on results and discussion should be separate. Articles that do not conform to the latest edition of the APA will be returned.


You may refer to the following links for the APA style guide:


2.  Font size should be 12, times new roman including the title page except for the table numbers which can be smaller to fit the page.


2.  The title page should contain the full names, institutional affiliation, country, e-mail address/es, contact numbers of the author/s. The action editor will be the one to remove the names for review.


3.  The paragraphs for the entire manuscript is typed using single spacing (including title page, references, and author bioprofile). There should be no spaces in between paragraphs. A space is only placed in between headings. 


4.  The left and right margins are 1.5 inches. Top and down margins are 1 inch.


5.  Provide 3 or more keywords below the abstract.


6.  Avoid using footnotes. If this cannot be avoided, reconstruct the footnotes as endnotes found at the end of the manuscript.


7.  Tables and figures are interjected in the text where they are suppose to be found. Tables and figures should fit in a portrait format (not landscape).


8.  Tables and figures should fit one page of a manuscript in portrait format (not landscape). If the tables and figures are long, place them in the appendix. If the text is enough to illustrate the results, no need to report tables and figures.


9.  Provide a one paragraph (3 to 4 sentences) bioprofile for each author placed at the end of the manuscript. Indicate the institutional affiliation, country, and e-mail address.


10.  Submit the manuscript as a single word file. Do not separate the manuscript into several files.


11.  Articles that do not conform to the guideines will be returned.



The manuscript upon submission undergoes a blind review process. The editor or associate editor in charge of the manuscript submitted removes any identification of the author before sending it for review. The submitting author is notified upon receipt of the manuscript submission. The author is also informed not to submit the manuscript to any journal for publication. The author waits for 1-2 months for the review.


The manuscript is submitted on-line (through e-mail) at or Submission should be accompanied by a cover letter attesting that the manuscript has not been published nor submitted to other journals for publication. The title page of the manuscript should indicate the complete name, affiliation, affiliation address, e-mail address, cell phone number, and telephone/fax number of the corresponding author. In case there are multiple authors, one of them should be assigned as the corresponding author for the manuscript.



Stage 1: The manuscript is reviewed by the receiving editor for format and whether the requirements stated for submission are complete.


Stage 2: When the manuscript upon submission is complete and complied with all requirements, the identification of the author is removed and will be sent for blind review. The receiving editor keeps track of the identity of the author, timeline of the review, corresponds to the authors and reviewers, serves as a referee among authors and reviewers.


Stage 3: Upon completing the review, the editor sends the comments of all reviewers to the author.


Stage 4: The author upon receiving the manuscript should address all concerns provided in the review. Upon resubmission the author writes back to the editor details on how the comments were addressed and how the manuscript was improved. The author is given two to three weeks to resubmit the manuscript.


Stage 5. The editor reviews if all comments were addressed by the author. In case there are still concerns about the manuscript, it is sent back to the author. When all comments are addressed the paper will be accepted for publication and the author received a formal notification.


Stage 6: When the manuscript is accepted for publication, the author signs copyright transfer to the Publication Committee of the PEMEA.


Deadline of submission of papers to the managing editor (

May 30, 2021


Next Publication Date

July 2021

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