Author Guideline


The manuscripts

The manuscript should be an original research paper that sufficiently contributes novelty to the education, learning, and teaching fields on the latest issues and trends occurring in education curriculum, instruction, learning, policy, and preparation of teachers with the aim to advance our knowledge of education theory and practice. Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by using the  Biormatika online submission procedure. The authors should also provide a statement that the manuscript is not concurrently being under consideration for publication elsewhere. The Copyright Transfer Form can be downloaded on Biormatika website.

Structure of the manuscripts

  1. Title. The title should be clear, informative, accurate, unambiguous, specific, and complete. Do not contain infrequently used abbreviations. The title should not be more than 12 words. Capitalized each word, one-column format, Times New Roman 14, bold and centered. 
  2. Author's names and institutions. The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions and email addresses, without any academic title. For a joint paper, one of the authors should be notified as to the corresponding author.
  3. Abstract and keywords. The abstract should be written between 150-250 words. Please provide the abstract in both English and Indonesian versions. The keywords should be 5 words or phrases maximum, italic, times new roman 11, alphabetical order, and separated with a semicolon (;). 
  4. INTRODUCTION This section explains the background of the study, a review of the previous researches in the area, the aims of the manuscripts, and a short literature review.
  5. METHODS This section describes the appropriate tools of analysis along with the data and their sources.
  6. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION This section explains the results of the study. It should be presented clearly and concisely. Author(s) should explore the novelty or the contribution of the work to the science education literature.
  7. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS. This section concludes and provides policy implications, if any, of the study. The conclusion(s) should be in the same order as the ones discussed in the body of the manuscript.
  8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT (if any)

Recognize those who helped in the research, especially funding supporters of your research. Include individuals who have assisted you in your study: Advisors, Financial supporters, or many other supporters i.e. Proofreaders, Typists, and Suppliers who may have given materials

REFERENCES This section lists only the papers, books, or other types of publications referred to in the body of the manuscript.

General Writing Format

  1. The manuscript is prepared in an A4 paper and single-line spacing format. A new paragraph should start with 5 characters from the left margin, using 12-size, Times-New-Romans font type.
  2. The manuscript can be written in Indonesian or English.
  3. The manuscript should be between 7 to 15 pages long (3000-7000 words).
  4. The top, bottom, right, and left margins are 2 cm.
  5. The title of the paper should be in 14 pt capital letter, bold Times New Roman, and be centered.
  6. Write the abstract both in Indonesian and English.
  7. References should be those of the last ten years' publication (>80%), except for key references (80%). Referring to any textbook should be minimized (<20%).

Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be presented as follows:

  1. The name of tables and figures should follow a numbering system. The title of the tables and figures are placed at the top and the bottom respectively Times New Roman 12. 
  2. The tables and figures should provide the source of information, if any, at the bottom.
  3. Any table should contain only heading and contents. The table contains row lines only without column lines. Note(s) and source(s) should be included underneath the table where appropriate.
  4. The huge tables, charts, or figures can be used one-column paper.


Citation in the text body should be written using the family name and years of publication. Example:

  1. Hill (2001) suggests that the objective of depreciation is ...
  2. Inflation targeting would be sufficient (McCain, 1982).
  3. The definition of contagion is ... (Wagner, 1976; Rhonda 2009).
  4. The Authors are recommended to use Mendeley Reference software.


The manuscript is expected to involve approximately 10-25 primary and up-to-date references to assert high-quality contributions to knowledge development. Citations and references must strictly follow the APA (American Psychological Association) style.  References should include only works that are cited within the text of the manuscript. Consulting the APA style manual ( is strongly recommended for completing manuscript submissions.

References should appear as:

Book with one author:

Author, A. A. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Book with two authors:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Book with more than two authors:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (2005). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Journal article:

Ramadan, Gilang. (2018). Pengembangan latihan konsentrasi pada tembakan free throw bola basket. Jurnal Juara, 4(1), 1-10.

Edited book:

Author, A. A. (Ed.). (2009). Title of work. Location/City, State: Publisher.

Chapter in an edited book:

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (2018). Title of work. In P. Mieszkowski, & W. H. Oakland (Ed.), Fiscal Federalism and Grants-in-Aid (pp. 5-21). Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.

Unpublished doctoral dissertation or masters thesis:

Author, A. A. (2009). Title of work. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University.

Published proceedings:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C.C. (2018). Title of work. Conference Title288(1), 120303.