Focus And Scope

Indonesian Journal of Educational Management and Leadership (IJEMAL) publishes original research articles, literature reviews, conceptual papers, and case studies that explore various aspects of educational management and leadership. The journal covers a wide range of topics including Educational Leadership and Administration, Educational Planning and Resource Management, Curriculum Development and Instructional Leadership, Quality Assurance and Accreditation, Educational Policy and Governance, Educational Research and Data-Driven Decision Making, Organizational Culture in Education, Leadership and Organizational Climate, Organizational Change and Innovation, Organizational Climate and Student Outcomes, Organizational Culture and Professional Development.

  • Educational Leadership and Administration: This section focuses on the theories and practices of leadership in education. It explores leadership theories and practices in schools, school governance and management, educational policy and decision-making, strategic planning and organizational development, change management in educational institutions, and leadership development and professional learning
  • Educational Planning and Resource Management: This section examines educational planning and resource management in schools. It covers educational planning and policy implementation, allocation and utilization of resources in schools, financial management and budgeting in education, facility planning and management, integration of technology and educational infrastructure, and human resource management in educational institutions.
  • Curriculum Development and Instructional Leadership: This section focuses on curriculum development and instructional leadership in education. It addresses curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation, instructional leadership and teacher development, teaching and learning strategies, assessment and evaluation in education, educational technology and digital learning, innovation and best practices in curriculum and instruction
  • Quality Assurance and Accreditation: This section explores quality assurance and accreditation in education. It covers quality management in educational institutions, standards, benchmarks, and accreditation processes, evaluation and assessment of educational quality, quality assurance in teaching and learning, continuous improvement and quality enhancement, external and internal quality assurance mechanisms
  • Educational Policy and Governance: This section examines educational policies and governance in education. It focuses on the analysis and evaluation of educational policies, legislation and regulations in education, models and frameworks of educational governance, educational equity and social justice, educational accountability and transparency, policy implications for educational management.
  • Educational Research and Data-Driven Decision Making: This section addresses research methodologies in educational management. It encompasses data analysis and interpretation in education, data-driven decision making in education, research ethics and integrity in educational studies, research dissemination and knowledge transfer, research-practice partnerships in education.
  • Organizational Culture in Education: This section examines theoretical perspectives on organizational culture within educational institutions. It focuses on the cultural values, beliefs, and norms that influence educational organizations. This section also discusses tools for evaluating and diagnosing organizational culture, cultural diversity and multiculturalism in the context of education, and the role of organizational culture in shaping educational practices and policies. Its main objective is to create and maintain a positive organizational culture within schools.
  • Leadership and Organizational Climate: This section explores the impact of leadership styles on organizational climate in education. It focuses on leadership development and capacity-building to create a positive climate. This section also discusses distributed leadership and its influence on organizational climate, collaborative decision-making and participatory management in educational institutions, building trust and facilitating effective communication within educational organizations, and the role of ethical leadership in shaping the organizational climate.
  • Organizational Change and Innovation:This section discusses change management strategies in the educational environment. It focuses on creating a culture of innovation and continuous improvement in schools. This section also explores leadership and change management in education, overcoming resistance to change in educational institutions, fostering a culture of creativity and entrepreneurial thinking in education, and supporting and sustaining innovation in educational practices and policies.
  • Organizational Climate and Student Outcomes: This section explores the relationship between organizational climate and student achievement. It focuses on school climate and its influence on student engagement and well-being. This section also discusses organizational factors that affect student motivation and academic achievement, school climate and its impact on student discipline and behavior, the role of a supportive organizational climate in facilitating inclusive education, and the influence of organizational climate on teacher-student relationships.
  • Organizational Culture and Professional Development: This section examines professional learning communities and their influence on organizational culture. It focuses on fostering a culture of professional growth and continuous learning. This section also discusses mentoring and coaching programs for developing a positive organizational culture, organizational support for teacher mentoring and professional development, collaborative practices and professional learning networks in the educational environment, and creating a culture of shared responsibility in professional growth.

IJEMAL seeks to advance the understanding and knowledge in educational management and leadership through rigorous research, theoretical analysis, and practical applications. The journal encourages interdisciplinary approaches and welcomes contributions from diverse disciplines such as education, management, leadership studies, and related fields.

By providing a platform for scholarly dialogue and knowledge dissemination, IJEMAL aims to contribute to the improvement of educational management practices, enhance leadership capacity in education, and promote the development of effective and efficient educational institutions. The journal serves as a valuable resource for researchers, educators, administrators, and policymakers who are interested in advancing the field of educational management and leadership in Indonesia and beyond.