Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Iseedu: Journal of Islamic Educational Thoughts and Practices publishes articles on any thoughts and practices in Islamic education worldwide. The journal gives a space for the teachers, experts, and researchers to express their ideas regarding the subject, in particular Islamic education, and gives any space toward scholars with different expertise to discuss or analyze it using multi-perspectives. This journal focuses on the theme and topic of thoughts and practices in Islamic education, including:

  1. Innovation in Islamic Education and its Practices.
  2. Strategies, Approaches, Methods, and Education Technology in Islamic Education.
  3. Management and Leadership in Islamic Education.
  4. Educational Planning and Evaluation in Islamic Education.
  5. Curriculum in Islamic Education.
  6. The Concept and Practice of Moderation in the Study of Islamic Education.
  7. Internationalization of Muhammadiyah and Islamic Education.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The editorial team reviews each and every paper that is submitted. The manuscripts that editors determine are not appropriate for the journal's requirements are swiftly rejected without external review. Reviews from double-blind reviewers are delivered to manuscripts that are deemed to be potentially interesting to our readership. The editors then choose one of several options, such as rejected, need significant revision, need minor revision, or accepted, based on the reviewer's advice.

The editorial board and peer reviewers evaluate papers to determine whether they are acceptable for publication in the Journal of Islamic Educational Thoughts and Practices. The identities of the authors and reviewers are kept secret for the entirety of the review processes, which are all double-blind. The Editor in Chief is in charge of all communications with the author and has final authority over whether the work should be accepted, rejected, or returned to the author for editing.

The editorial board and editor in chief will evaluate the submitted articles as part of the prequalification process to determine their suitability for further assessment. The Editor in Chief will select qualified peer reviewers to assess the articles. The peer reviewers should review the paper and then provide feedback to the editor-in-chief as soon as possible, typically within three weeks. The editor in chief makes the decision regarding whether to accept or reject a manuscript.

Revision-required papers will be sent back to the authors, who must then send the edited version to the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Islamic Educational Thoughts and Practices via OJS. The editor in chief sends the Editorial Board the revised version of the manuscript to see if the article has undergone the changes suggested by peer reviewers. The editorial board may advise the editor-in-chief to accept, reject, or return the manuscript to the authors within a week. The editor in chief would send authors an acceptance letter announcing the publishing issue and the manuscript reprint.

The Editor of the Journal of Islamic Educational Thoughts and Practices has the authority to determine which manuscripts submitted to the journal shall be published.


Publication Frequency

The journal will be published twice a year, every May and November.


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.


Publication Fees

Free of charge for writers in any volume of publication except it needs a translation


Plagiarism Check

Each articles will be checked using Turnitin to ensure the originality. The passing grade is not more than 25% similarity.


Jounsl Ethics

This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in Journal of Islamic Educational Thoughts and Practices including the authors, the editors, the peer-reviewers and the publisher.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 Islamic Educational Thoughts and Practices 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 authors, the journal editors, the peer reviewers, the publisher and the society.  

Muhammadiyah University Press as publisher of this Journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely 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, Muhammadiyah University Press and Editorial Board of ISEEDU  will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.


Publication decisions

The editors of Journal of Islamic Educational Thoughts and Practices responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The decision is based on the recommendation of the journal's editorial board members and reviewers. The journal abides by legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor confers with the editorial team and reviewers in making this decision. 



The editors and reviewers evaluate manuscripts for intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.



The editor, reviewers, and editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, editorial team, and the publisher, as appropriate.


Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by any of the editorial board members and reviewers in their own research.