Editorial Team acknowledges that plagiarism is unacceptable and therefore establishes the following policy which states specific actions (penalties) when plagiarism is identified in an article submitted for publication in Journal of Warta Pendidikan.


Plagiarism is an act intentionally or unintentionally in obtaining or trying to obtain credit or value for a scientific work, by quoting part or all of the work and / or scientific work of another party that is recognized as scientific work, without stating the source accurately and adequately.

For that, Articles must be original, unpublished, and not pending publication elsewhere. Material taken verbally from other sources needs to be clearly identified so that it differs from the original text.

If plagiarism is identified, then, the Chief Editor is responsible for reviewing the article and will approve the action according to the level of plagiarism detected, with the following guidelines:

  1. Tracing part of a short sentence from another article without mentioning the source. Action: Author was given a warning and a request to change the text and cite properly.
  2. Plagiarize most of the other articles without proper citation and do not mention their source. Action: The submitted article is rejected for publication in our Journal and the author may be penalized for not being allowed to be published in the Warta Pendidikan Journal.

All writers are responsible for the content of the articles they submit because they all sign the Publication Ethics Declaration Form in the Warta Pendidikan Journal. If the article is classified as plagiarism, all authors will be subject to the same action.

If the author is proven to have submitted the manuscript to the Warta Pendidikan Journal by simultaneously sending it to other journals, and this overlap is found during the review process or after publication, then an action is given according to point 2 above.

If plagiarism is found outside the above rules, the editor of the Warta Pendidikan Journal has the right to give sanctions action according to the policies of the editor team.