Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Edu Consilium is an official, peer-reviewed, open access, and electronic system journal published by Study Program of Islamic Educational Guidance and Counseling, Faculty of Education, State Islamic Institute of Madura. Journal of Edu Consilium publishes research manuscripts, and concept/ theoretical papers in the field of Islamic Educational Guidance and Counseling (career counseling, marriage and family counseling, educational counseling, school and islamic school counseling, counseling in islamic boarding schools, cross- and multicultiral counseling, and developmental counseling) and Population and Family Planning (pre-marriage counseling, marriage and family life, growth and development of adolescence, and parenting).

Reports of high quality Islamic Educational Guidance and Counseling research and Population and Family Planning  research involving any methodology will be welcome. The Journal receives original works from all researchers. This jounal is publised twice every year in February and September.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every submitted manuscript would be selected by the editorial team before sending to the reviewers. Referees are asked to judge the quality of research and also the relevance.

The journal uses single blind review where every paper will judged by two reviewers. Papers must free from plagiarism (for this process, Turnitin is used to check plagiarsm). Each manuscript which is detected plagiarsm, not proper and not meeting the journal criteria would be rejected without eksternal reviewing process. Meanwhile, each paper which is fulfilling the journal standard is subject to a peer review process, using researchers who are expert in relevant fields.

The decision of receiving or rejecting of the manuscript is determined by editorial team based on reviewing result. Kinds of editorial decisions are: rejected, need of major revision, need of minor revision, and received. The final decision towards manuscript would be communicating with the authors through electronic mail.

A paper may report research carried out in just one location or cultural setting. Work can be drawn from any context or research paradigm. However, the Journal tends to publish empirical research studies that have clear significance to a national readership. Therefore, work must have the following features:

strong theoretical framework

  • Clear understanding of how literature critically relates to the topic researched
  • Strong design and analysis
Critical analysis and recommendations for further research, policy and practice in a national context


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...