Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statements

As a peer-reviewed journal, one of the Indonesian Research Journal in Education’s priorities is to ensure high standards of publishing. Publication ethics and publication malpractice statement are an important concern. Therefore, editors, peer-reviewers, and authors should pay great attention to meet the ethical standards. Indonesian Research Journal in Education is committed to keeping the integrity of the research papers we publish. The value of academic publishing depends on every person involved behaving ethically.

|IRJE’s Editor’s responsibilities for Publication decisions|

IRJE’s editor is in charge of determining manuscripts submitted to the journal that will be published without looking at authors’ backgrounds such as race, gender, country, religion. IRJE’s editor will make a decision based on the manuscript’s significance, uniqueness, and relevance to the scope of the Indonesian Research Journal in Education. The Indonesian Research Journal in Education with the help of its editors takes plagiarism extremely seriously. Our authors are cautioned against this. IRJE with the help of its editors will not accept research articles or manuscripts submitted for publication elsewhere.

|Confidentiality| IRJE’s editor and any editorial members have to keep any information related  to authors and submitted manuscripts confidential and must not share such information with anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, and publisher.

|Disclosure and conflicts of interest| Rejected manuscripts, papers, or articles and their materials submitted to IRJE are extremely seriously not allowed to be used by IRJE’s editor and any editorial members for their own interests and purposes. All will be archived in the system confidentially.

|Reviewers' responsibilities for helping IRJE’s editorial decisions|

Research articles or Manuscripts submitted to IRJE are initially reviewed by the editors for general fit with the IRJE focus and scope and for the writing quality. Only those research articles meeting the IRJE focus and scope will be sent to reviewers for a double blind review. Review time is typically 4-6 months.

|Confidentiality| The function of the peer-reviewing process is to help IRJE’s editor and its members to make decisions through reviewer’s professional, scientific, and objective arguments on the reviewed manuscript. All reviewers must treat all manuscripts confidentially and must not discuss about with others without an authorization from the IRJE’s editor. Reviewers must do their review processes objectively. Personal reviews and blame to the author of manuscript are extremely seriously not allowed. All reviews must be supported by professional, scientific, and objective arguments.

|Detecting plagiarism| Another function of the peer-reviewing process is to help IRJE’s editor and its members to identify others’ work that has not been cited in-text reference and in the reference section. IRJE’s reviewers have to make sure that the authors of manuscript being reviewed provide appropriate sources. When IRJE’s reviewers find the manuscript being reviewed similar to other published manuscript, they must inform IRJE’s editor as soon as possible as the Indonesian Research Journal in Education takes plagiarism extremely seriously. Our authors are cautioned against this.

|Disclosure and conflicts of interest| IRJE’s reviewers must not use confidential information obtained from reviewing any manuscripts for personal purposes. They must keep all information confidential. IRJE’s reviewers must NOT review any manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest due to their relationships with the authors of the reviewed manuscripts. They must inform the editor as soon as possible if they find the case.