Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Qalam: Jurnal Ilmu Kependidikan accepts unpublished, high quality, and original research manuscripts in Indonsian dan English, resulting primarily from quantitative, qualitative, or mixed research methodology related to or associated with education from Indonesia and other parts of the world. These issues include, but not limited to, practices, policies, and research in education from early childhood education to higher education covering the areas of:




Curriculum Development

Educational Policy

Language Education and Policy

Bilingual Education

Multicultural Education

Art Education

Teacher Education

Educational Technology

Educational Developments

Educational Psychology

International Education

Basics Education

Secondary Education

Science Education

Section Policies


  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Each article will be reviewed by at least 1-2 (two) peer review. Journal manager ensures that every process of reviewing, the author does not know the reviewer. The time required for the review process is 4 (four) weeks after the article is accepted by the reviewer.

Publication Frequency

Qalam: Jurnal Ilmu Kependidikan is a peer-reviewed journal that is managed and published by Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Kepada Masyarakat (LPPM) Universitas Muhammadiyah Sorong periodically (1 year 2 times), which is in December and June

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.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.  We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA)

Authors and readers can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, as well as remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, but they must give appropriate credit (cite to the article or content), provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to Qalam LPPM Universitas Muhammadiyah Sorongas publisher of the journal.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


Journal Qalam published since 2015 with Number ISSN: 2088-3331. Journal Qalam is a peer-reviewed journal that is managed and published by Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian Kepada Masayarakat (LPPM) Universitas Muhammadiyah Sorong periodically (1 year 2 times), which is in June and December

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are not required to pay the cost of articles as part of the submission process to contribute to the cost of the review.

Article Publication: 350000.00 (IDR)
If the manuscript is published, authors will be charged the article publishing fee. This fee is used for DOI fees and journal Processing.