International Journal of Education

The International Journal of Education (IJE) is a peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Scientific Publication, School of Postgraduate Education, Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia.

Preface and Author Guidelines

  • Preface

    The International Journal of Education (IJE) is a peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Scientific Publication, School of Postgraduate Education, Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia.

    It invites manuscripts in the wide areas of education including human development, learning, school education, formal and informal education, tertiary and vocational education, educational policy and lifelong learning in both theory and implementation.

    The IJE accepts articles in any education related subjects supported by research methodology that meets the standards established for publication in the journal.

    The primary, but not exclusive, authors are academicians, professors, graduate students, teachers, policy-makers, education specialists, and others interested in education.

  • General Rules

    1. Manuscripts should be written in English. Authors whose native language is not English are strongly advised to have their manuscripts checked by an English language specialist prior to submission.
    2. Manuscripts should be written by one or more authors.
    3. Manuscripts should be typed in a double space.
    4. The lines at all pages should be numbered in the left margin, beginning with number 1 (one) on the top of the page. Paper size is A4 and a 3.0 cm margin of the page is desirable. Use the font Times New Roman 12 pt.
    5. Manuscripts should be as concise as the subject and research method permit, generally not to exceed 7500 words.
    6. All tables and figures should be typed on separate pages and be numbered according to their sequence in the text.
    7. Files should be saved in the format of the word processing software word for windows or open text documentManuscripts should be submitted via email (soft copy).
    8. Manuscripts that do not fulfill the requirements will not be processed any further.
  • Manuscripts Structure

    Manuscripts in general should be organized in the following order: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (optional) and References. These major headings should be typed in bold-capital letters and set in the center of the page.


    Title of paper consists of no more than 14 words. Abbreviations are not permitted in the title. Title is followed by the name of the authors, complete institution, and e-mail address.


    An abstract of about 150 words should be presented on a separate page immediately preceding the text of the manuscript. The abstract should concisely inform the reader of the manuscript's topic, its methods and findings. References are never cited in the abstract. At the end abstract, list up to five keywords.


    The introduction should provide the readers with information necessary for understanding research or theory presented in the paper. Previous work on the topic should be summarized and objective of the current research or theory should be clearly stated.


    For research paper in particular, the section of methods should include a discussion of the methods of statistical analysis, and specify equipment source. All modifications of the methods should be explained.

    Results and Discussion

    Results and discussion sections should be presented in one heading, and there should be literature comparisons. Those comparisons should appear in the Discussion section, and the discussion should interpret the results clearly.


    Conclusion should be written a maximum of 100 words. Recommendations are not necessarily included.


    All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references in alphabetical order. Use the following system for arranging the references:

    1. Standard books
      Pinker, S. (2009). How the mind works. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company,Inc.
    2. Multi-author book
      Johnson, L., Lewis, K., Peters, M., Harris, Y., Moreton, G., Morgan, B. et al. (2005). How far is far? London: McMillan.
    3. Periodical journals
      Listi, C.H. (2010). Investigation of social emotional of Binus University students. K@ta: A Biannual Publication on the Study of Language and Literature, 13(1), pp. 56- 75.
    4. Proceedings of seminar, conference, symposia, etc.
      Sukyadi, D. (2011). The metaphorical use of English address terms in Indonesian blog comments (A pragmatic analysis of Indonesian bloggers). In Nasanius, Y. (ed.) Conference on English Studies (CONEST) 8, pp. 133-135, Jakarta: Unika Atma Jaya.
    5. Thesis or dissertation
      Lia, A. (2013). The use of video in teaching writing procedural text: A quasi- experimental study in one of Senior High Schools in Bandung (Thesis, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia).
  • Text Citation Rule

    In the body of the paper, refer to author as follows: Smith and Jones (2005). If the sentence structure requires the author's name be include in parentheses, then the proper format (Smith and Jones, 2005; McDonald, 2007) is used. Use "et al." following the first author when there are more than two authors but give all authors in the references.

    More than one article listed in the same sentence of the text should be in chronological order first and alphabetical order for two publications in the same year. Citation from internet is acceptable for references having Digital Object Identifier (D.O.I).


    Authors are advised to pay attention to check the proof sheet. Proof must be sent back to the Editorial Office within 1 week of receipt. If this period is exceeded, proofs will be rechecked by the Editorial Office without the author's correction.

    Copyright agreement

    Authors are required to transfer copyright to the Editorial Office. A form of copyright is sent to the corresponding author when an article is accepted and the article is not published until the complete form has been received by the Editorial Office. The form can be sent by post, fax or email.

  • Tables

    On tables, no vertical line is used and each term should begin with a capital letter. Any important explanation to the understanding of the tables should be given as a footnote at the bottom of the table.

  • Figures

    Figures should be drawn on white papers and lines should be less than 1 mm wide. The left vertical and bottom horizontal lines is used. All the figures should be numbered in consecutive order.