Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak (Al-Athfal: Early Childhood Education Journal), ISSN Print: 2477-4189; Online: 2477-4715, Published by Islamic Early Childhood Education Study Program, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Education, UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta. Al-Athfal is a professional publication for academics, government, and non-government agencies, early childhood practitioners, such as classroom teachers, child care providers, and teacher educators, all of whom are dedicated to the education and care of young children, from birth to eight years. 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 and leadership, administration, and management.
Al-Athfal: Jurnal Pendidikan Anak, published twice a year in June and December, always places childhood education and development in the central focus of academic inquiry and invites any comprehensive research of early childhood education and development with their many facets. This journal serves as a forum for studying early childhood education and development in Indonesia and other parts of the world. With a multi-disciplinary and multi-sector approach, the Article analyzes conceptual developments, problems, trends, policies, and practices offering well-documented viewpoints and practical recommendations with several areas of research that are prioritized and emphasized. Emphasis areas include child education across cultures, child education in Islamic perspective, multicultural and education for all, theory, research, and practice, relating to the development of religion and culture-based concepts, early childhood education innovation and technology, qualitative and quantitative research and case studies. Al-Athfal has become a medium of diffusion and exchange of ideas and research findings, so much so that researchers, writers, and readers from various traditions of learning have interacted in a scholarly manner.