Author Guidelines

The manuscript submitted must be original and has never been published elsewhere.

The manuscript is written in English and Indonesia using Microsoft Word

Use the JBER template for preparing your manuscript (download)

The manuscript must be in *.doc or *.rtf format (other formats will be automatically rejected), and sent to the journal system only via online submission by creating an account in this Open Journal System (OJS) [click REGISTER if you have not had any account yet, or click log in if you have already had an account]



The article for JBER covers all research in the field of basic education (Early Childhood and Primary). The manuscript must be written in Times New Roman, font size of 10  points, one space, one column, and paper size A4. The article is written in English or Indonesian Language using Microsoft Word in *.doc or *.rft format.

Authors’ name (personal or team), listed with no academic degree with institution address, and placed under the article's title. The editor only communicates with the corresponding author for a manuscript written by a team. E-mail addresses and phone numbers of the corresponding author should be included for accessible communication.

Articles must be written in English and Indonesia with the following requirement: Title, written briefly and effectively, font size 14 points, center and bold; Abstract, is written with following subheadings: Purpose of the study [30-50 words], Methodology [50-60 word], Main findings [50-60 word], Originality/Novelty of the study [50-60 word]; Keywords, Minimum three quality keywords separated by (;) are given. 2 or 3 keywords are present in the title of the article as well; Introduction (without subtitles) containing backgrounds, literature reviews, gap analysis, and research objectives; Method should clearly explain research design, research procedures/frameworks, instrument, data analysis, and relevant modification should be explained; Results and Discussion, this part should be presented in the same part which all data/results should be followed by explanation or discussion. This part should explain research findings by comparing the relevant literature or research. The research position should be clear, whether in line or contradictive to the literature; the Conclusion, presented clearly by concluding research result; and the Reference. The primary references are international journals and proceedings. All references should be to the most pertinent and up-to-date sources. References are written in the IEEE style.

Tables and pictures follow specific Scientific Writing Guidelines or are directly modeled on how the articles have been published.

All manuscripts are reviewed by anonymous reviewers appointed by the editor based on their research interests or field of expertise. The authors can make improvements (revisions) to the manuscript as suggested by the reviewer or editor. Acceptance or rejection of the manuscript will be notified by ojs and email.

Journal of Basic Education Research charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication:

For Indonesian Researcher 500.000 (IDR)

For Researcher outside Indonesia 35$ (USD)

The list of references is arranged in the manner of the following examples and sorted alphabetically and chronologically. If you doubt how to cite publications in your paper, look at the IEEE Citation Reference.


[1] J. Short, "Content Teaching and Learning and Language A2 - Brown, Keith," in Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition), ed Oxford: Elsevier, pp. 101-105, 2006.

[2] Schultz-Jones, "Chapter 2 - Teaching the Ethical Use of Information as an MIL Skill," in Media and Information Literacy in Higher Education, ed: Chandos Publishing, pp. 13-35, 2017.


[3] L. Huang and H. C. Waxman, "The association of school environment to student teachers' satisfaction and teaching commitment," Teaching and Teacher Education, vol. 25, pp. 235-243, 2009.