Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

This journal is providing a platform that welcomes and acknowledges high-quality empirical original research papers about elementary education written by researchers, academicians, professionals, and practitioners from all over the world. The scope of Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah

1. Teaching in Elementary School and Madrasah Ibtidaiyah

2. Learning in Elementary School and Madrasah Ibtidaiyah

3. Assesment in Elementary School and Madrasah Ibtidaiyah
4. Techological and Instructional Media in Elementary School
5. Development Material of Elementary School and Madrasah Ibtidaiyah
6. School based Management in Elementary School and Madrasah Ibtidaiyah


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah uses an online submission and review system. The submission and peer review of every article must be managed using this system and based on following Peer Review Policy.

  1. The manuscript article that submit by online to Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah will be checked byeditors regarding focus and scope, in house style, and plagiarism.
  2. Every manuscript that qualifies the focus and scope of Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah will be continued to the review process which, at least, will be reviewed by two reviewers with double blind review.
  3. The Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  4. The reviewing process by reviewer is done at least in two weeks.
  5. Editor will make the final decision regarding the submission to the corresponding author based on reviewer’s recommendation.
  6. The qualified paper will be published in Indonesia language.
  7. Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah Editorial Board shall protect the confidentiality of all material submitted to the journal and all communications with reviewers.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Muallimuna: Ibtidaiyah Madrasah Journal published two issues a year, namely on October and April.

Since Volume 6, Number 1, each issue published seven articles.


Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.


Publication Ethic

Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah is a peer-reviewed national journal, available in online and published twice a year. 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 (UPT. Publication and journal management of Universitas Islam Kalimantan MAB Banjarmasin, Indonesia). 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 Journal of Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah 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.

UPT. Publication and Journal Management ofi Universitas Islam Kalimantan MAB Banjarmasin  as publisher of Muallimuna Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing 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 Universitas Islam Kalimantan MAB Banjarmasin, 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 Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah 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.

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.


Plagiarism Check

Every submitted paper will go through plagiarism screening and support by Plagiarisme checker X software.


Reference Management

Manuscripts entered in Journal of Muallimuna: Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah are recommended to use reference apps such as Mendeley and others with APA Style.


About Journal of Muallimuna: Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah

Muallimuna : Jurnal Madrasah Ibtidaiyah has electronic ISSN 2476-9703. It is national journal published two times a year (October & April) by the Faculty of Islamic Study & Unit Publication and Management Journal of Islamic University of Kalimantan MAB Banjarmasin.

This journal is providing a platform that welcomes and acknowledges high quality empirical original research papers about elementary school study written by researchers, academicians, professional, and practitioners from all over the world.

This journal is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his / her institution. Users are available to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link them to any other authorization from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

OAI of this journal is: https://ojs.uniska-bjm.ac.id/index.php/jurnalmuallimuna/oai

NOTE: This journal applies New Templates and Author Guidance starting Volume 3, No. 1, April 2018. Please download them at the following link. (Download Template & Petunjuk Penulisan)  (Register)    (Upload an article)