Original title : Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak
English title : Al-Athfal: Early Childhood Education Journal
Short title : Al-Athfal
Abbreviation : Al-ATHFAL J EDUC CHILD
Frequency : 2 issues per year (June & December)
Number of articles per issue : 7 research articles and reviews per issue
DOI : 10.14421/alathfal
PISSN : 2477-4189
EISSN : 2477-4715
EIC : Sigit Purnama
Publisher : Islamic Early Childhood Education Study Program, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Education, UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta
Citation Analysis : Scopus (9 Citations), Sinta, Google Scholar, Dimensions, Garuda
Language : English
Aims & Scope :

The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles covering child growth and development, children's relations with family and society, developmental observation, assessment, educational environment and curriculum, health, safety, nutrition, professionalism, leadership, administration, and management.

It is a multi-disciplinary and multi-sector approach. The Article analyzes conceptual developments, problems, trends, policies, and practices offering well-documented viewpoints and practical recommendations. Although the journal al-Athfal does not reject all aspects of child development and Education, several research areas are prioritized. Emphasis areas include:

  1. Child education across cultures
  2. Child education in Islamic perspective
  3. Multicultural and education for all
  4. Theory, research, and practice relating to the development of religion and culture-based concepts
  5. Early childhood education innovation and technology
  6. Qualitative and quantitative research and case studies



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Current Issue

Vol 7 No 2 (2021): Issue in Progress

United States, Turkey, Tanzania, Pakistan, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia are all included geographically

Published: 2021-12-22


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