Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JPBIO (Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi) only accepts articles that have never been published or sent to other journals related to research in the field of biology and biology education with the topics:

  1. Teaching and learning;
  2. Case study, lesson study, classroom action research, experiments, and others;
  3. Education curriculum;
  4. Learning evaluation;
  5. Learning media;
  6. Development of teaching materials;
  7. School management or laboratory management;
  8. Problems / trends in the field of education;
  9. Biological sciences.


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Peer Review Process

The manuscripts that submitting JPBIO (Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi) will first be reviewed by editors to see the focus and scope and suitability of the template of JPBIO (Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi). The appropriate review will be reviewed by the reviewer. The review system uses a double-blind Peer Review, by 2 reviewers who the same fields of science. The process of reviewing the manuscript is done a maximum of 2 (two) months.

Reviewer candidates are selected based on their expertise in accordance with the manuscript to be reviewed.

The editor will send an e-mail to prospective reviewers to ask for their willingness to review the manuscript. If prospective reviewers are willing, the editor will send the manuscript to the reviewer through the OJS website.

The review process is closed. Reviewers do not know the identity of the author and the author does not know the identity of the reviewer.


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.



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Publication Ethics

JPBIO (Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi) is one of the journals published by the Biology Education Study Program STKIP Persada Khatulistiwa Sintang, first published in November 2016 in an online version. To maintain the quality of the published manuscript, JPBIO (Jurnal Pendidikan Biologi) establishes the ethics of scientific publications.

Ethics of scientific publications are intended for managers, editors, bestari partners, and writers. The ethics of scientific publications is based on Head of LIPI Regulation Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publication. The ethics of scientific publications upholds three ethical values in publication, namely (i) Neutrality, which is free from conflicts of interest in the management of publications; (ii) Justice, namely to give authorship rights to those who are entitled as authors / writers; and (iii) Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications.

 Duties of Editor

  1. The editor receives, reviews, and follows up complaints from all parties involved in publishing the journal
  2. The Editor is responsible for deciding each article that has submitted to a journal that is appropriate and meets the criteria for publication. The editors can discuss with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
  3. The editor evaluates each text for their intellectual content regardless of race, gender, religious beliefs, and ethnicity of each author.
  4. The editor and every editorial staff do not submit any information related to the text submitted to someone other than the author, reviewer.
  5. The editor encourages the author / writer so that he can improve the paper until it is worthy of publication.
  6. The editor carries out a script layout that will publish so that it matches the journal template.
  7. The editor helps the editor in chief in finalizing the collection of manuscripts before printing and publishing, especially in terms of language, format and layout.

  Duties of Reviewer

  1. Peer reviews provide recommendations and assist the editor in producing editorial decisions and through editorial communication with the author can also help the author in improving the quality of the manuscript.
  2. The review must carry out objectively. Personal criticism for the author is inappropriate. Reviewers must express opinions clearly along with supporting arguments.
  3. Reviewers must identify relevant works that have published that have not been quoted by the author. Any statement that observation, elaboration, or argument has previously reported must accompany by a relevant quote.
  4. Reviewers must warn the editor if there is substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript reviewed and each other paper published in accordance with the reviewer's knowledge.
  5. Any important information or ideas obtained through the peer-review process must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain.
  6. Maintain the confidentiality of the text, by not discussing it with unrelated parties, or disclosing the information contained in the text to other parties.

Duties of Authors

  1. The author presents an accurate report of the work performed and the purpose of the discussion and its meaning clearly, honestly, and without plagiarism, and data manipulation.
  2. The author is responsible for the confirmation submitted for the article that has written.
  3. The author does not mind if the manuscript is subject to editing without changing the substance or the main idea of the writing.
  4. The author ensures that the work and manuscript are fully original and if the author has used work and/or words from others that this has been stated correctly or quoted.
  5. An author does not publish the same text from the same study in more than one journal. Sending the same text to more than one journal simultaneously is unethical and unacceptable publishing behavior.
  6. The author must quote publications that have given effect in the research reported.
  7. The author must ensure that all co-authors are appropriate and there are no inappropriate co-authors listed in and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the text and have agreed to submit as the publication