The Journal of Higher Education and Development (JHED) publishes research papers related to higher education, and development Studies. Peace, Education and Development Foundation (PEDF) through the Journal of the higher education and development promote research on higher education, peace and development in Pakistan and its neighboring countries and region; develop expertise through dissemination of information related to institutions of higher learning, scholars, faculty members; focus on people to people contacts and regional integration; fathom the level of research and teaching in social sciences in Pakistan. PEDF publishes the Journal of higher education and development (JHED), which is annual double-blind peer reviewed research journal. JHED is publishing cutting edge research in the area of higher education, peace and development related to Pakistan, China and Afghanistan region focused to the disciplines of political science, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, Education and Development Studies. The journal welcomes original and quality manuscripts from Pakistan-based and foreign scholars, including students working towards their MS/MPhil and Phd degrees.

 The JHED is striving to deepen local understanding of national and global levels of endeavors and developments in the field of higher education. The JHED aims at achieving continuous progress through research and dissemination of information about higher education, peace and development in a manner that is in tune with the expectations of the field experts. The JHED draws from the cultural, intellectual, and economic resources of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan to enrich and strengthen its panorama and strives for excellence in research in its domain. The PEDF strives through the forum of JHED to become an excellent source of research, learning and study in the region in the field by producing research as per highest international standard. The JHED expects articles from research scholars with analytical thinking, innovative research methodologies, effective argumentation and written communication that are critical for quality research.