PUBLICATION ETHICS STATEMENT
EDUKIDS: Journal of Early Childhood Education Innovation is a peer-reviewed international journal. This statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing articles in this journal, including authors, editor-in-chief, editorial board, peer-reviewers and publishers (Indonesian Research and Education Development Center).
JOURNAL PUBLICATION ETHICS GUIDELINES
The publication of an article in the peer-reviewed EDUKIDS: Journal of Early Childhood Education Innovation is an important building block in the development of 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 them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree on standards of ethical behavior expected for all parties involved in the act of publishing: authors, journal editors, peer reviewers, publishers and the public.
The Indonesian Center for Educational Development and Research as publisher of SECONDARY: Journal of Secondary Education Innovation takes the duty of guardianship over all stages of publishing very 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 Indonesian Center for Education and Research Development and the Editorial Board will assist in communication with other journals and/or publishers if this is useful and necessary.
EDUKIDS: Journal of Early Childhood Education Innovation is responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers should always drive such decisions. Editors may be guided by the discretion of the journal's editorial board and limited by applicable legal requirements regarding defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. Editors may consult other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
An editor evaluates manuscripts at all times for their intellectual content regardless of the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy.
Editors and any editorial staff may not disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the appropriate authors, reviewers, prospective reviewers, other editorial advisors and publishers, as appropriate.
Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished material disclosed in submitted manuscripts may not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the author.
Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Peer reviews assist editors in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with authors can also assist authors in improving papers.
Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review research reported in a manuscript or knows that immediate review is not possible, must notify the editor and withdraw from the review process.
Any manuscript received for review must be treated as a confidential document. They may not be shown or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.
Review must be done objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument has been previously reported must be accompanied by a relevant citation. Reviewers should also call the editor's attention any substantial similarities or overlaps between the manuscript under consideration and other published papers 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 gain. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have a conflict of interest resulting from a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship or connection with the author, company, or any institution with which the paper is related.