About the Journal

Dewantara Journal of Vocational Education welcomes submissions involving a critical discussion of policy and practice, as well as contributions to conceptual and theoretical developments in the field.  It includes articles based on empirical research and studies of curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment, as well as economic, cultural, and political aspects related to the role of vocational and professional education and training in society.

Open Access Policy

This journal is an open-access journal that provides worldwide and barrier-free access to the full text of all published articles without charge readers or their institutions for access. Readers have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of all articles. This journal's open philosophy is based on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Peer Review Process

Every submitted article will be independently reviewed. This journal applies blind review, where two anonymous reviewers will be assigned to examine each article. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon reports and recommendations. After being reviewed, there will be three kinds of editor decisions based on reviewers’ recommendation: 1) Accept submission with no revision; 2) Accept submission with revisions; or 3) Decline/reject the submission.