Publication Ethics

The publication of an article in a peer reviewed journal is an essential model for our journal WASKITA: Jurnal Pendidikan Nilai dan Pembangunan Karakter. It is necessary to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer and the publisher.


  1. The authors should comply with the publication requirements and author’s guidelines.
  2. The authors should ensure that their manuscript is original and free of plagiarism. They should present their manuscript clearly, honestly, and without any fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation.
  3. The authors should ensure that their manuscript has not been published elsewhere and has not submit to the other journal during the review process.
  4. The authors should strive to describe their methods clearly and unambiguously so that their finding can be confirmed by others.
  5. The research work for writing manuscripts must be carried out in an ethical and responsible manner and must approve all relevant laws.
  6. The authors should take responsibility for submitted and published work.
  7. When The authors find a fundamental error or inaccuracy in their own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

Peer reviewers:

  1. Peer reviewers will only review article which they are expert in their subject and they agree to assess article on time.
  2. Peer reviewers should give advise with their views clearly and also give supporting arguments.
  3. Peer reviewers should keep data savely and should not express the detail of discussion during review process.
  4. Peer reviewers should not use information from data reviewed for their own or other organization advantages so that can disadvantage others.
  5. Peer reviewers must analyze manuscript objectively without influenced by where the origin of manuscript, belief of religion or politic, gender, and other characteristic from author.
  6. Peer reviewers should construct their review objectively and they do not instigate or do not give insulting comments.
  7. Peer reviewers will give their personal information truly accord their own expertise.


  1. The editors should ensure that each manuscript reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.
  2. The editors should ensure that each manuscript initially evaluated by the editor for originality, making use of appropriate software to do so.
  3. The editors can accept, decline/reject, resubmit for review, or request for revision of the manuscript based on requirement before it hand over to peer reviewers.
  4. The editors forwarded the manuscript to blind peer reviewer who will make a recommendation to accept, reject, or modify the manuscript.
  5. The editors should ensure that information regarding manuscripts submitted by the authors kept confidential.
  6. The editors will not use unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript for their own research without written consent of the author.