Peer Review Process

Manuscripts received by Journal Ashil: The Journal of Early Childhood Education will be reviewed in several stages:

  1. The sent manuscript will be evaluated whether it has conformity with the journal template, purpose and scope of the journal, and the methodology used (rejected if it does not meet the criteria)
  2. The submitted manuscript must be free of plagiarism content, the maximum limit of similarity is 30%. The manuscript will be rejected if the similarity is high, however, the author will be asked for clarification if the similarity is low.
  3. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two peer reviewers. Reviewers do not know the identity of the author, and the author does not know the identity of the reviewer (double-blind review method). A review of the manuscript will pay attention to the novelty of the writing, the theory used, the method used, the results and discussion, conclusions and suggestions.
  4. Records given by reviewers will be discussed in the editor's meeting to decide whether the manuscript is rejected, requires major revisions, requires minor revisions, or is accepted.
  5. If the decision is a revision, the author will be contacted to revise the text and must be returned to the editor without delay. Returned more than three months will be considered as a new shipment.
  6. After the manuscript has been revised by the author and returned to the editor, the editor will make the final decision