Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Pancasila and Civic Education Journal: Study media Pancasila and Civic Education in focuses on the study of discourse and practice of citizenship in the dimensions and perspectives of cultural diversity, equality and social justice in the context of socio-economic, education and learning citizenship in the local, national and global scope, related to issues of social responsibility and morals, community involvement and political literacy, and law awareness.

The journal publishes scholarly and research-based articles on a wide range of pancasila and civic education, and education topics in which conceptual issues citizenship, local wisdom, political education, law education, multiculturalism and pluralitas matters are discussed.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

1. The manuscript is the authentic research result that has not been published yet in other publication media or publishing houses.
2. The manuscript does not contain any plagiarism element. The editorial board will directly reject the text that indicates plagiarism.
3. The manuscript that has been written under the guidelines (in MS Word format, use this article template) must be submitted through Online Submission System using Open Journal System (OJS) on the citizenship-journal portal (http://jurnal.umsu.ac.id/index.php/jpce) choose only one procedure. Then, register as one of the author in the ďRegisterĒ bottom.
4. The manuscript article writing guidelines and template can be downloaded. The template and the guidelines of the article writing are available in Ms Word (.doc) format.
5. The manuscript online submission can be viewed in the part of online submission guidelines below.
6. The manuscript which is inappropriate with the citizenship writing guidelines will be returned to the author before the reviewing process.
7. The manuscript should contain several aspects of a scientific article as follows: (subtitles as the order), which are: (a) the title of the article, (b) the authorís name (no academic title), (c) the affiliated authorís address, (d) the authorís email (e) the abstract and the keywords, (f) the introduction, (g) the research method (h), the research findings and discussion (i), the conclusion (j), the references.
8. The subtitles included in the discussion part (Introduction, Theoretical Review, Writing Methods, Result and Discussion, and Conclusion) should be numbered in the Arabic numbering order started from one. The subtitles are written in the bold and title case format. It uses the left text alignment without underline. The next expanded subtitles should be written in the bold and sentence case format, It should use the left text alignment and the numbering format level two.
9. The manuscript can be written both in Bahasa Indonesia or English with the standard language. The manuscript should consist of fifteen (15) to twenty-five (25) pages including pictures and tables. The manuscript text ought to be written as this article template in the camera-ready mode. The article is written on A4-sized papers (210x297 mm), with custom margins as follows: left 25 mm, right 25 mm, bottom 25 mm and top 30 mm.
10. The text of the articles must be in Time New Roman, 12pt font size, 1.5 line-spacing, separated into two columns (except for the main title, the authorís name, and the abstract) with the space between columns 10 mm.
11. The words from uncommon or foreign languages are stated in Italic format. For the article in Bahasa Indonesia, foreign terms or words should be avoided. Each paragraph started 10mm from the left side border while there are no spaces among paragraphs. All numbers are written in Arabic numbering format, except for the new sentence.
12. The tables and pictures are placed in the text group after the referenced tables or pictures. Each picture must be given a caption (Figure Caption) below the picture and be numbered in Arabic numbering format followed by the picture title. Each table must be given a table title (Table Caption) and numbered in Arabic numbering format above the table followed by the table title. The pictures attachment should be guaranteed that they can be printed well (font size, resolution and line space are seen). The picture, the table, and the chart should be placed in the centre between text groups. If it has a bigger size, it can be placed in the centre of the page. The table should not contain vertical lines, while horizontal lines are allowed only for the important point.


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.