Focus and Scope

Indonesian Journal of Early Childhood Education Studies publishes research articles, reports field studies, the best practices and policies of early childhood learning, with a particular emphasis on the Indonesian context and global perspective.

Indonesian Journal of Early Childhood Education Studies publishes original manuscripts, reviews, and information about association activities. Its purpose is to provide a forum for consideration of issues and for exchange of information and ideas about research and practice in early childhood teacher education. Indonesian Journal of Early Childhood Education Studies welcomes research reports, position papers, essays on current issues, reflective reports on innovative teacher education practices, and book reviews.

Educational programs serving very young children have become increasingly complex, diverse, and comprehensive. Indonesian Journal of Early Childhood Education Studies is a professional publication for early childhood practitioners, such as classroom teachers, child care providers, and teacher educators, all of whom are dedicated to the education and care of young children, ages birth through eight. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles covering curriculum, child care programs, administration, staff development, family-school relationships, equity issues, multicultural units, health nutrition, facilities, special needs, employer-sponsored care, infant/toddler programs, child development, advocacy, and more. Articles analyze issues, trends, policies, and practices, as well as offering well-documented points-of-view and practical recommendations.

Areas of Emphasis:

Educational programs in diverse settings;
Projects demonstrating inter-professional collaboration;
Qualitative and quantitative research and case studies;
Theory, research, and practice relating to professional development;
Family support and community action programs.