Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal Sekolah Dasar: Kajian Teori dan Praktik Pendidikan publishes articles on conceptual ideas, studies and application of theories, practical writing, and research related to Elementary School, which includes, but not limited to:

Policy and Practice Primary Education
School Management and Leadership in Primary School
Cognitive Development of Children
Science and Mathematics Education in Primary Education
Language and Literacy Education in Primary Education
Civics and Moral Education in Primary Education
Character Building in Primary Education
Art and Creativity in Primary Education
Physical Activity and Health in Primary Education
Special Needs Education in Primary Education
Effective Teaching Strategies in Primary Education
Development of Educational Technology in Primary Education
Assessing Student Learning in Primary Education
Guidance and Counseling for Primary Education



Section Policies

Front Cover

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

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Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts must be original submissions that have not been published elsewhere and are not under consideration at any other print or online journal or magazine.

Each manuscript undergoes a double blind review. A manuscript will be fully accepted only after all the revisions required by the editor and the reviewers have been made.

All submitted papers are subject to double blind review, i.e. authors and reviewers are unaware of the identity each other. Two or more reviewers will review submitted articles. The Journal endeavors to maintain a rapid review process. The average review time is eight weeks. Authors may be requested for revisions until the paper satisfies the quality of the Journal.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Manuscript Witdrawal

Manuscript withdrawal is strongly discouraged, it is waste of valuable resources that publisher put. If author still requests withdrawal of their manuscript, following guidelines has to be followed

  • Manuscript withdrawal will be permitted only for the most compelling and unavoidable reasons. It is unacceptable to withdraw a manuscript  from a journal because it is being accepted by another journal;
  • Author should submitting a request to editorial office as a letter that signed by all authors stating the full cause that led to the step of manuscript withdrawal;
  • In a case where a manuscript has taken more than six months time for review process, publishers allows the author to withdraw manuscript without paying any charges;
  • If the manuscript is still in peer-reviewed process, author have to pay 500.000 (IDR) per manuscript as a penalty of withdrawal;
  • If the manuscript is already accepted for publication, author have to pay 1.000.000 (IDR) per manuscript as a penalty of withdrawal;
  • If author don't agree to pay the penalty, the author and his/her affiliation will be blacklisted for publication in this journal;
  • Authors must not assume that their manuscript has been withdrawn until they have received appropriate notification to this effect from the editorial office.