Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal JPSD (Jurnal Pendidikan Sekolah Dasar) is an national, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open-access journal that promotes the publication of scientific articles in all areas of elementary education. As a multidisciplinary journal, Jurnal JPSD (Jurnal Pendidikan Sekolah Dasar) acknowledges varied approaches, disciplines, methodologies, and paradigms. It is concerned with elementary education in general with a particular attention to the improvement of pedagogical practices, curricular development, and theoretical perspectives.

The journal welcomes original empirical investigations which may represent a variety of theoretical perspectives and different methodological approaches. The selection criteria and the review process are mainly based on the significance of the contribution to the area of elementary education worldwide.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Each article will be reviewed by at least two people reviewer accordance with its scope of the journal. The review process conducted by Single Blind Preview Process.

The time given for the review process is one week starting from articles submitted to the reviewer. The editorial team will determine the article is accepted or not based on the results of a review of the reviewer.

For writers who want to submit the manuscript publication is expected to pay attention to the following rules:

  1. The article is not a plagiarism of other people's work.
  2. Article sent has never been published and not under consideration for publication in another journal.
  3. Articles should be sent according to the JURNAL JPSD (Jurnal Pendidikan Sekolah Dasar) template 


Open Access Policy

Jurnal ini menyediakan akses terbuka langsung ke kontennya dengan prinsip bahwa membuat penelitian tersedia secara bebas untuk publik mendukung pertukaran pengetahuan global yang lebih besar.



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Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Every article published in the "Jurnal JPSD (Jurnal Pendidikan Sekolah Dasar)" was an original manuscript, not published double, does not contain elements of plagiarism and has been through a peer review process to ensure the quality of the articles in order to contribute to science in the field of primary education.

The editing team did not reveal any personal information about the manuscript to anyone other than the author, and upholds the objectivity in making decisions publishing articles.

Section A: Publication and authorship • All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least two international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. • Review process are blind peer review. • The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, soundness, significance, originality, readability and language. • The possible decisions include acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or rejection. • If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted. • Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed. • The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. • No research can be included in more than one publication.

Section B: Authors’ responsibilities • Authors must certify that their manuscripts are their original work. • Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere. • Authors must certify that the manuscript is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere. • Authors must participate in the peer review process. • Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes. • All Authors mentioned in the paper must have significantly contributed to the research. • Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic. • Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest. • Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript. • Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.

Section C: Reviewers’ responsibilities • Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information. • Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author • Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments • Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. • Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief’s attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge. • Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers. 

Section D: Editors’ responsibilities • Editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article. • Editors are responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication. • Editors should always consider the needs of the authors and the readers when attempting to improve the publication. • Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers and the integrity of the academic record. • Editors should publish errata pages or make corrections when needed. • Editors should have a clear picture of a research’s funding sources. • Editors should base their decisions solely one the papers’ importance, originality, clarity and relevance to publication’s scope. • Editors should not reverse their decisions nor overturn the ones of previous editors without serious reason. • Editors should preserve the anonymity of reviewers. • Editors should ensure that all research material they publish conforms to internationally accepted ethical guidelines. • Editors should only accept a paper when reasonably certain. • Editors should act if they suspect misconduct, whether a paper is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable attempts to persist in obtaining a resolution to the problem. • Editors should not reject papers based on suspicions, they should have proof of misconduct. • Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest between staff, authors, reviewers and board members.