Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ilmiah Potensia publishes reports field studies, research articles,  the best practices and policies of early childhood learning in the national and international stage.

Jurnal Ilmiah Potensia publishes original manuscripts, reviews, and information about association activities. Its purpose is to provide a forum for consideration of issues and for the exchange of information and ideas about research and practice in early childhood teacher education. 

Areas of Emphasis:

International studies;
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.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed at least by 2 (two) reviewers. The final decision of the acceptance or rejection of the article is made by Editor-in-Chief based on the comments given by the reviewers.  Screening of plagiarism will be done by utilizing Google Scholar and/or Viper. The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process.



Publication Frequency

Jurnal Ilmiah Potensia Terbit dua kali dalam setahun yaitu bulan Januari dan Juli


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.


Publication Ethics

Journal Ilmiah Potensia is a journal that is professionally managed by the Postgraduate Program of Early Childhood Education, Universitas Bengkulu, Indonesia, under consideration of copyright, privacy, and the rules of scientific publications. Every article published focuses mainly on applied linguistics, literature, and English language teaching. Articles are written by authors who are competent in their fields and source from the results of the study/research. Each content of the article contains the elements of novelty, originality, and usability. To improve journal quality and professionalism of authors, editors, reviewers, and journal managers, it is then established "Ethics of Scientific Publications of JIP". They are to avoid malpractice in publishing journals and copyright violations, such as duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism. They refer to "Peraturan Kepala LIPI Nomor 5 Tahun 2014 tentang Kode Etika Publikasi Ilmiah". They are expected to be implemented by the authors, editors, reviewers, and journal managers.


Subscribe Policy

Journal Ilmiah Potensia is an open access journal so that it is free of charge for readers, writers, and anyone accessing full-text articles in this journal site (see Open Accsess Policy)


Publication Charge

Every manuscript submitted to a Jurnal Ilmiah Potensia is free of charge. Article Processing Charge IDR 350,000 (in rupiah). This includes peer-review, editing, publishing, and maintaining and archiving.

Waiver policy for Charge: IDR 150.000 (in rupiah)
for Undergraduate Students (S1) accompanying by his/her guidance lecturer



We accept all terms and conditions of COPE about plagiarism and in case, any attempt of plagiarism is brought to our attention accompanied by convincing evidence, we act based on flowcharts and workflows determined in COPE. All submissions will be check