Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Al-Talim, a peer-reviewed journal, is an interdisciplinary publication of original research and writing on education. The journal aims to provide a forum for scholarly understanding of the field of education and plays an important role in promoting the process that accumulated knowledge, values, and skills. Scientific manuscript dealing with contemporary educational topics are particularly welcome to be submitted. The journal encompasses research articles, original research report, reviews, short communications and scientific commentaries in education in any fields including:

  1. Teaching
  2. Education development
  3. Education management
  4. Curriculum
  5. Philosophies of education
  6. Educational approaches, etc.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Al-Ta’lim is an electronic journal published by Faculty of Islamic Education and Teacher Training, State Institute for Islamic Studies Imam Bonjol Padang-West Sumatra Indonesia. 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. Language used in this journal is English or Arabic.


Publication Frequency

Al Ta'lim Journal publishes three issues per year


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.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. This journal does not charge from the author and all is free. Never give money or anything in to people claiming to be the "Al-ta'lim" journal team. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows:

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)



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...


Vision and Mission


In 2020, "Al-ta'lim" becomes accredited and sophisticated journal with an international reputation for publishing innovative articles worldly education.



Al-Ta'lim ", the journal of the Faculty of Islamic Education (Tarbiyah) and Imam Bonjol Teacher Training Padang have a mission to:

  • Periodically publishes scientific journals as a medium for faculty to develop academic competence and higher education to realize trivial. 
  • Publishes scientific articles that are eligible for standard and accredited journals relevant to the field of education. 
  • Publish scientific articles as a source of high-quality reference in related disciplines. 
  • Encouraging lecturers (especially in the Faculty of Islamic Education and Teacher Training) to produce quality articles that are very competitive locally, nationally, and internationally.