Manuscript formatting

Journal "Physical and Mathematical Education" is issued 3-4 times a year and publishes scientific articles that describe and (or) solved scientific-methodical and practical problems in the following areas:

  1. Actual problems of mathematics and methods of teaching mathematics
  2. Actual problems of physics and methods of teaching physics
  3. Computer sciences and methods of teaching them
  4. Information technology in education
  5. Theory and methodology of professional education
  6. Secondary education
  7. Educational, pedagogical sciences

In scientific articles authors may submit material that has not been published before, according to the following structure: problem statement.


Full Research Articles

The submissions in this category are the results of the research work performed with the scientific originality, and describe new approaches, methods, techniques, technologies, etc., and confirmed by empirical or other estimates, in particular statistical ones. Results previously published at conferences may be submitted as substantially extended versions.
Page limit: 5-6 journal pages.

Methodical Articles

The submissions in this category describes effective techniques, technologies, approaches, teaching means, etc. that are not new, but confirmed by own experience. In this case, it is mandatory to indicate the basis for the implementation of the methodology (technology, method) and empirical / statistical assessments of its effectiveness.
Page limit: 5-6 journal pages.

Survey Articles

The submissions in this category are not original research work, but all-round characterize the state of research of the issue within a certain problem field. The purpose of this article is to generalize the development of this problem and a brief description of the available results. An important issue for articles in this category is suitability as introductory text for researchers (PhD students, doctoral students, or practitioners) to get started on the covered topic.
Page limit: 6-7 journal pages.

Book Review (review of books, monographs, textbooks, manuals, etc.)

The submissions in this category are reviews of books (monographs, manuals, etc.), which necessarily contain information about the author, a screen of the title page of the publication, a brief description of the structure and main ideas of the publication.
Page limit: 1 journal page


1. The article file should be submitted in *.doc/*.docx format.
Page: A4-pages (210х297 mm), Page margins: all margins set to 25mm.
Calibri format, 9 pt font size,
Indent the first line of each paragraph 10mm. 1 line spacing.

2. Formatting some objects. All illustrations, schemas, program codes and tables should be located immediately after mentioning in the text (not at the end of the article).
Formulas and some mathematical symbols and letters to denote values must be typed in the MS Equation editor, without framing and folding. Align center, numbering - in parentheses, right.
The figures must be signed, numbered, grouped, clear, aligned center.
Tables are called and numbered.

3. Manuscript Structure
1st row: UDK (left)
2d row: author's surname and initials (bold, right)
3d row: affiliation, country (italics, right)
4th row: e-mail (italics, right)
5th row: ORCID (italics, right)
6th row: blank line
7th row: Title (capital letters, bold, in the middle)
8th row: blank line
Abstract in the language of the article (1900-2000 characters with spaces included) containing the elements:
Formulation of the problem. This block contains the formation of a specific solving question, or the advanced hypothesis.
Materials and methods. It is necessary to describe the materials, the methods by which the purpose was solved, as well as the experimental basis (sample size, estimation methods, etc).
Results. The author have to list the main results that have been obtained and clarify the approach to their justification based on statistical analysis. There is no need to draw conclusions.
Conclusions. Key conclusions are to be provided, and a general interpretation of the results and / or specific recommendations for future research can be added.
Keywords (5-7).
Then the empty line and the text of the article with the following sections
1. INTRODUCTION (obligatory section)
The statement of the problem, the relevance of the research and the purpose of the article are indicated.
3. METHODS OF THE RESEARCH (obligatory section)
4. RESULTS OF RESEARCH (obligatory section)
5. DISCUSSION (obligatory section)
Then – References.
References in the text are written in parentheses with the author and year. For example, "text ... text (Omelyan, 2010). Text ... text (Afanasenko, 2016; Ivanenko & Petrenko, 2009; Panenko, 2018)."
References are written in Latin, according to the APA Style (American Psychological Association Style) (
Transliteration for Cyrillic quotes is duplicated by the English translation of the article title, conference title and the official title of the publication according to ISSN number. For transliteration online services (for Ukrainian) and (for Russian) are recommended. After each reference, the source language [in Ukrainian] or [in Russian] should be indicated in the parentheses.
Then an abstract in another language (if the article is in Ukrainian or Russian, then the abstract in English, if the article is in English, then an abstract in Ukrainian) in the following order
Title of the article (capital letters, bold, in the middle)
Surname and initials of the author (italics, in the middle)
Affiliation, country (italics, middle)
Absrtact (1900-2000 characters including spaces) is structured as described above
Keywords (5-7)

For more details see the example article. The electronic version of the article after filling in the registration form sent to the email address:

In the case of a positive review that is conducted by experts of the editorial Board, the authors will be notified about acceptance of article for publication and the expected date of the publication.

The editorial board reserves the right to submit materials for additional review, to reject articles that do not meet the requirements or scientific directions of the journal, to transfer part of the articles to the next edition of the collection.

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