Publication Ethic


Jurnal Cerdas Proklamator is a peer-reviewed electronic journal. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing articles in this journal, including the author, editor in chief, editorial board, peer-reviewers, and publishers of the Program Studi PGSD , FKIP Universitas Bung Hatta. This statement is based on COPE's (Publication Ethics Committee) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Ethical Guidelines for Journal Publication

The publication of articles in the Peer-reviewed Jurnal Cerdas Proklamator is an important building block in developing a coherent and respected knowledge network. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support it. Peer-reviewed articles support and manifest the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree on standards of ethical behavior expected of all parties involved in publishing actions: authors, journal editors, peer reviewers, publishers, and the public. Prodi PGSD FKIP Universitas Bung Hatta, Indonesia as the publisher of the Jurnal Cerdas Proklamator carries out the guardianship of all stages of publishing very seriously and we are aware of ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue does not impact or influence editorial decisions. In addition, the program studi PGSD FKIP Universitas Bung Hatta Indonesia  and the Editorial Board will help communicate with journals and / or other publishers that are useful and necessary.


Publication Decisions

The editorial team of the Jurnal Cerdas Proklamator is responsible for determining which articles to enter the journal should be published. The validation of this work is very important, therefore researchers and readers should always encourage this decision. Editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and limited by the legal requirements that will apply regarding slander, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors may confer with editors or other reviewers in making decisions.


Fair Treatment

Editors will always evaluate manuscripts regarding their intellectual content regardless of the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy.



Editors and editorial staff may not disclose any information about the submitted manuscript to anyone other than authors, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisors and appropriate publishers.


Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished material disclosed in the submitted manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the author.


The Reviewer's Job

  1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions: Peer reviews assist editors in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with authors and can assist authors in refining papers.
  2. Assertiveness: Any policy maker who does not meet the requirements to review research reported in a manuscript or knows that the review was inaccurate must notify the editor and withdraw from the review process.
  3. Confidentiality: Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They may not be shown or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.
  4. Standard of Objectivity: Reviews must be carried out objectively. It is not justified to criticize the author's personality. Policymakers must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  5. Source Acknowledgment: The reviewer should identify relevant published works that have not been cited by the author. Each previously reported statement of observation, derivation, or argument must be accompanied by a relevant quote. Reviewers should also call the editor's attention to any similarities or overlaps between the manuscript under consideration and other published papers that they are personally aware of.
  6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review should be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers must not consider manuscripts that have conflicts of interest due to competitive, collaborative, other relationships or connections with any authors, companies, or institutions associated with the manuscript.


Author Job

  1. Reporting standards: The author of the original research report must present an accurate report of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. The underlying data must be presented accurately in the manuscript. A manuscript must contain sufficient detail and references to allow others to imitate the work. Statements that are deceptive or intentionally inaccurate are unethical and unacceptable behavior. Data Access and Retention: Authors are asked to provide raw data with respect to the manuscript for editorial review, and must be prepared to provide public access for the development of researchers in the areas of: (a) Basic Education Curriculum Development. (b) Learning Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences, Citizenship, English, Indonesian Language, Islamic Education, Arts and local content in Basic Education. (c) Media and Instructional Technology in Basic Education. (d) Innovative and creative Learning Strategies and in Basic Education. (e) Teacher Competence in Basic Education. (f) Evaluation of learning in Basic Education. (g) Development of learning in children with special needs
  2. Originality and Plagiarism: Authors should ensure that they have written completely original work, and if the author has used someone else's work and / or words then this has been quoted as being done appropriately.
  3. Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication: An author should generally not publish a manuscript describing substantially the same research in more than one journal or major publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time is unethical and unacceptable publishing behavior.
  4. Source Acknowledgment: Proper acknowledgment of other people's opinions / theories should always be given. Authors must cite publications that have been influential in determining the opinions / theories reported.
  5. Author of the article: Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, implementation, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions must be listed as co-authors. If there are other people who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be recognized or registered as contributors. Related authors must ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included in the manuscript, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript and have agreed to submit it for publication.
  6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors must disclose in their text any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that could be interpreted to influence the results or their interpretation of the text. All sources of financial support for the project must be disclosed.
  7. Fundamental errors in published works: When an author discovers significant errors or inaccuracies in his own published work, the author is obliged to immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and work with the editor to revoke or correct the manuscript.



Hidayati Azkiya

General Manager Jurnal Cerdas Proklamator