1. Cakrawala Pendidikan publishes research-based papers on education which have contributions to the understanding, improvement, development of scholarly theories and concepts and their application in education, particularly that in Indonesia.


  1. During submission, authors are required to agree to the Author's Declaration confirming that the work as submitted has not been published or accepted for publication, nor is being considered for publication elsewhere, either in whole or substantial part; the work is original and all necessary acknowledgements have been made; all authors and relevant institutions have read the submitted version of the manuscript and approve its submission; all persons entitled to authorship have been so included.


  1. The papers should be written in good Indonesian or English and adhere to the 6th edition APA Style as follows:

-          Should be 5,000 – 8,000 words in length (excluding abstract and references).

-          Written in 1.5 space, Times New Roman, font 12.

-          Margin 1 Inch (2.54 cm).

-           The template of the format can be downloaded here.


  1. The papers should  have clearly defined manuscript structure as standard:

-     Title: should be condense, 13 words maximum, and should reflect the content as explored in the paper.

-     Author details: without title, written under the title of the paper.

-     Author’s institution and contact: address and email should be written under author’s name

-     Abstract: should be written in both English and Indonesian in a single paragraph, 120 – 150 words, highlighting the key messages from the research like research goals, methods, and findings and shows how the paper contributes to the field of education as a whole.

-     Key words: should be written under the abstract in bold italics and should reflect the substance of the paper as also mentioned in the title.

-     Body: should consist of (1) introduction (rationale and latest literature review) (±20%), (2) methods ( ±10%), (3) results and discussion (±65%), and (4) conclusions (±5%).

-     Acknowledgements (optional).

-     References.


  1. Citations and References

-       Citations should be listed in chronological order in the text and be separated by a semi-colon, e.g. Balmford & Gaston 1999; Royle et al. 2007.

-       Citation to work by four or more authors should be abbreviated with the use of et al. (e.g. Manel et al. 1999).

-       Citation to work by one, two or three authors should always give the author names in full.

-       Work with the same first author and date should be coded by letters, e.g. Thompson et al. 1991a,b.

-       The references in the Reference list should be in alphabetical order with the journal name unabbreviated.It is recommended to include the last 3-5 years journal articles.

-          Only those cited in the paper should be in the reference or else bibliography.

-          Author’s own publications should not be included in the bibliography.

-          The format for papers, theses, entire books and chapters in books is exemplified as follows:

       Jurnal article:

Slamet PH. 2014. “Politik Pendidikan Indonesia dalam Abad ke-21”, in Cakrawala Pendidikan, Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan, XXXIII (3), pp.324-337.


  Creswell, John W. 2014. Educational Research, Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research. Englewood Cliff, New Jersey: Pearson Merill Prentice Hall.

Book section”

Penaflorida, Andrea H. 2014. “Nontraditional Forms of Assessment and Response to Student Writing: a Step Toward Learner Autonomy”, in Richards, Jack  C. dan Willy A. Renandya (eds), (Methodology in Language Teaching, an Anthology of Current Practice. Cambridge: Cambrdge University Press.  Hlm.100-115.

-       Internet:

Mueller, John. 2014. Authentic Assessment Toolbox. North Central College, Naperville,, diunduh 9 September 2014.