LENTERA Journal: Educational studies journal is a national journal published twice a year in print and online by the Educational Institution Development Foundation (YPLP) PGRI Sumbawa Regency West Indonesia. This statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the publication of articles, including authors, boards of editors, and publishers. This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Publishing Ethics Guidelines

Publishing of articles in LENTERA Journal: The journal of educational studies is an important building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. reviewed articles support and contain the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree on the standards of ethical behavior expected of all parties involved in publishing, namely: authors, journal editors, publishers, and the public.

YPLP PGRI West Sumbawa Regency as publisher LENTERA Journal: The educational studies journal is responsible for overseeing all stages of publishing seriously and recognizing ethical responsibilities and other responsibilities. The agency is not only committed to ensuring that reprint advertisements and other commercial revenues have no impact or influence on editorial decisions, but it is also committed to assisting communication with journal managers and/or other publishers when it is deemed useful and necessary.

Publishing decision

Editor LENTERA Journal: Educational studies journal is responsible for deciding which of the submitted articles should be published. The validation of the work and its importance to researchers and readers should always drive this decision. Editors can be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and are limited by the legal requirements as they must be enforced regarding defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors can confer with other editors or the assessment team in making this decision.

Fair treatment

Editors always judge texts based on their intellectual content regardless of the authors' race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy.

Confidentiality

Editors and editing staff may not disclose any information about the manuscript submitted to anyone other than authors, expert editors, bestari partners, and publishers.

Notifications and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished material disclosed in the submitted manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Contribute to Editorial Decisions

Bestari partner ratings help editors in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communication with authors can also help authors improve their writing.

Speed ​​

Any selected rater who feels unqualified to assess the research reported in a manuscript or who knows that his quick review will not be possible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the assessment process. < / p>

Confidentiality

Any manuscripts received for assessment must be treated as confidential documents. The document may not be shown or discussed with others unless authorized by the editor.

Objectivity standards

The assessment must be carried out objectively. Personal criticism of the author is not justified. Assessors must state their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Source acknowledgment

Assessors must identify relevant published works that were not cited by the author. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument has been previously reported must be accompanied by a relevant quote. An appraiser should also ask the editor to pay attention to any similarities or overlaps between the text being assessed and other articles that have been published.

Notifications and Conflicts of Interest

Confidential information or opinion obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and may not be used for personal gain. Assessors should not consider texts where they have a conflict of interest arising from a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship or connection with any author, company, or institution the article is associated with.

Reporting Standards

Authors must present an accurate report of the work created and an objective discussion of its significance. The main data must be represented accurately in writing. An article should include sufficient detail and references to allow others to repeat the work. Statements that are fraudulent or intentionally inaccurate are unethical and unacceptable behavior.

Originality and plagiarism

Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original works and that they are citing correctly when using someone else's work and/or words. 

Multiple, Repeat, or Concurrent Publishing

An author should generally not publish a manuscript that essentially describes the same research in more than one journal or major publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time is unethical and unacceptable behavior.

Source acknowledgment

Always give reasonable recognition of other people's work. Authors should cite publications that were influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Writing authorship

Authorities should be limited to those who make a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All people who make important contributions must be listed as (co-authors). If there are other people who are involved in certain important aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The right author must ensure that all appropriate co-authors are included in the writing and that all co-authors have viewed and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to submit it for publication.

Notifications and Conflicts of Interest

All authors must disclose in their text any financial or other substantive conflicts that may be suspected of affecting the results or interpretation of their text. All financial support for the project must be notified.

Basic errors in published works

If an author finds errors or significant inaccuracies in his published work, it is the author's obligation to immediately notify the editor or journal publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the writing.