Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

FOCUS: Jurnal Edukasi: Jurnal Bimbingan Konseling publishes scholarly articles on Education Science in general and Educational Counseling in particular, based on researches and project reports, book reviews. SCOPE: Jurnal Edukasi (Media Kajian Bimbingan Konseling) accepts submission in the field of Education science focusing on science of educational counseling to help spread new insights and concept, as well as highlights best-practices by and for many educational counseling practitioners, teachers, lectures, and various education policy makers in the field.


Section Policies


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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.



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Publication Ethic

Jurnal Edukasi: Jurnal Bimbingan Konselingis a peer-reviewed journal published Faculty of Teachers and Training, UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Jurnal Edukasi: Jurnal Bimbingan Konseling is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society. 

Duties of Publisher

UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh as publisher of Jurnal Edukasi: Jurnal Bimbingan Konseling  takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication decisions

The editor of the Jurnal Edukasi: Jurnal Bimbingan Konseling is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest 

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider 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.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention

Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.




Author Guidlines


The following guide will help authors preparing the manuscript to be submitted to Jurnal Edukasi:

1. Manuscript is based on research reporting the result of the interest of practitioners in Education Science and Educational Counseling in Indonesia or any other parts of the world.
2. Non-Research manuscript needs to provide full report associated with the aspects education science and educational counseling. Manuscript based merely from literary reviews will be less considered, unless it is regarded as an artistic piece composed comprehensively by author whose expertise is well known in the field of study.

1. Submitted writing must adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition (APA 6th).

2. The submitted writing should be in Microsoft Document file format and should be between 5000-7000 words, using Times New Roman Font; size 12pt; with 1,5pt line spacing.

3. Illustrations, tables, and diagrams must be followed by caption and number based on the order of appearance in the manuscript using center align.

4. Any special request such as notification letter confirming submission must be communicated directly to the managing editor via this email address: jurnaledukasi14@gmail.com followed by attaching author curriculum vitae.

5. Abstract and keywords are required upon submission. Make sure that it is already been checked for writing errors before filling the abstract and keyword form. Your abstract should:
Written in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
Provide a synopsis of the entire article.
Starts with the broad context of the study, followed by specific background for the study.
Describe the purpose, methods and procedures, core findings and results, and conclusions of the study.
Emphasize new or important aspects of the study.
Engage the broad readership of ELT and be understandable to a diverse audience (avoid using jargon).
Be a single paragraph of less than 200 words.
Not contain citations or uncommon abbreviations.
6. Keywords must be between 3-6 words in both English and Bahasa Indonesia