ITQAN: Jurnal Ilmu-Ilmu Kependidikan is a scholarly journal on the field of educational sciences published by faculty of Tarbiyah and teacher training of State Islamic Institute of Lhokseumawe, Aceh, Indonesia. The word “Itqan” is derived from Arabic language which means optimism and steadiness of work (writing). The name was given for fostering the spirit of writing creativity by academicians in general, and particularly it could be a media for all academicians at the faculty to publish their academic writing.
This Journal accepts original works from lecturers, researchers, students, and other concerned parties who have not been published or are not on the publication in the form of articles on the research and conceptual ideas. The journal publishes twice a year in two editions from January to June and July to December. The Scope of Itqan included the area of (1) Islamic education; (2) English education; (3) Arabic Education; (4) mathematics education; (5) Islamic education management; (6) Bahasa Indonesia Education; (7) Early Childhood Education; (8) elementary education, and any educational Islamic studies related to Islamic education.
Currently, Itqan is indexed and/or included in Google Scholar, MORAREF, GARUDA RISTEKDIKTI, I P I (Indonesian Publication Index), I O S (Indonesia One Search by Perpustakaan Nasional), BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine), I2OR (International Institute of Organized Research), Research Bib, D R J I (Directory of Research Journals Indexing), and PKP Index. Meanwhile, some other index status are in process like OAJI, Wordcat, Mandeley and etc.