Writing Criteria for Contributors | ThinkEd

Disclaimer:

Contributors are kindly requested to note that their submissions are subject to review, and the editorial team reserves the right to reject or edit content as necessary. It’s important to highlight that contributions are voluntary and unpaid, driven by a shared commitment to fostering knowledge sharing.

Ensure that your writing is clear, concise, and adheres to proper English language usage.Aim for a writing style that is accessible and easily comprehensible to a diverse audience.

Plagiarism is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate banning from contributing.All submitted content must be original and not published elsewhere. Proper attribution for quotes or references is required.

Focus on topics that are relevant to the current times and resonate with our readership.Consider the ever-evolving landscape of education, technology, and societal trends when selecting and developing your content.

Acknowledge that the editorial team reserves the right to make necessary edits to submitted content for clarity, consistency, or style.Understand that these edits are made with the intention of maintaining the overall quality and coherence of the blog.

Recognize that contributions to the blog are voluntary and unpaid. Contributors are welcomed to share their expertise and insights out of goodwill.Your commitment to contributing reflects a shared passion for education and a commitment to the broader community.

Prior to submitting a full article, pitch your proposed topic for approval. Ensure┬áthat the proposed topic aligns with the blog’s goals and audience interests.

Adhere to the provided guidelines, including proper formatting, word count, and any additional requirements outlined during the pitching process. Take note of any feedback provided by the editorial team and be open to revisions.

Foster a sense of community by encouraging constructive discussions through your writing. Share your knowledge with the goal of positively impacting the educational experience of our readers.

Submit your content within the agreed-upon timeline. If unable to meet the deadline, communicate in advance with the editorial team.

Embrace the spirit of collaboration and support fellow contributors. Engage with the community by responding to comments and participating in relevant discussions.

By adhering to these writing criteria, contributors play a crucial role in creating a vibrant and informative space for educational insights on the open-source education blog in Pakistan. Thank you for your dedication and passion for knowledge sharing!

Please adhere to the following guidelines when crafting your essays or articles:

Topic Relevance:

Select a topic that aligns with the current educational landscape in Pakistan. Ensure the chosen subject matter is relevant, insightful, and beneficial to our readers.

Clear Structure:

Organize your content with a clear and logical structure. Use headings and subheadings to break down the article into digestible sections.

Thorough Research:

Conduct thorough research to support your points. Include accurate data, statistics, or quotes, and provide proper attribution.

Originality:

Ensure your content is original and not previously published elsewhere. If you reference external sources, cite them appropriately.

Clarity and Conciseness:

Keep your writing clear, concise, and to the point. Avoid unnecessary jargon and complex language that may hinder understanding.

Personal Insights:

Share your personal insights and experiences when relevant. Relatable anecdotes can enhance the connection with the audience.

Conclusion:

Conclude your article with a summary of key points. Provide a thoughtful conclusion that leaves a lasting impression.

Word Count:

Aim for a word count that allows for comprehensive coverage without unnecessary length. Typically, articles range from 800 to 1,500 words, but flexibility can be discussed if needed.

Visual Elements:

Include relevant images, graphs, or charts to enhance visual appeal. Ensure images are of high quality, and provide captions or alt text when necessary.

Grammar and Proofreading:

Proofread your article for grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. Ensure the writing is polished and free from language inconsistencies.

Readability:

Write with the reader in mind, making the content accessible to a broad audience. Aim for a balanced Flesch-Kincaid readability score.

Submission Format:

Submit your article in an editable format (preferably Google Docs or Microsoft Word). Include a brief author bio at the end of the document.

Pitching Process:

Before starting your article, pitch your proposed topic for approval. The pitch should include a brief outline, key points, and the intended angle of your article.

Revision Process:

Be open to feedback and revisions during the editorial process. Collaboration is key to maintaining the quality and consistency of our content.

Remember, your contribution plays a vital role in shaping an inclusive and knowledge-driven community. Thank you for your commitment to enhancing educational discourse in Pakistan!