About the Journal

The "Co-Catalyst: Journal of Science Education Research and Theories" is a free, peer-reviewed academic journal that promotes the advancement of research and academic discussions in science education. Supported by the Institute of Research and Public Services, we, the Departments of Chemistry Education at the FKIP of Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia, to provide a platform for researchers, educators, and practitioners to share their original research findings, innovative pedagogical approaches, theoretical perspectives, and critical analyses in chemistry education.

The journal welcomes high-quality submissions covering various topics, including empirical studies, quantitative and qualitative research, mixed-methods studies, and conceptual papers of several particular interests in science education research, science teaching, learning, and assessment, science curriculum and policy, science teacher professional development, science education theories and frameworks, and the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in science education. Authors are required to adhere to the journal's submission guidelines, which include using APA style for citations and references.

The journal is published biannually in June and December and accepts articles written in English and Indonesian. For submissions in Indonesian, the authors are required to translate their articles into English when accepted. The costs of translation are fully the responsibility of the authors. The editorial team welcomes submissions from researchers, educators, and practitioners of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations who are committed to contributing to advancing research and practice in science education.

We believe that sharing knowledge and experiences is essential to enhancing the quality of science education, and we are committed to providing a free and open platform for researchers, educators, and practitioners to publish their work. Our articles are licensed under the Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-SA license, which means that readers are free to share and adapt the articles, provided that they give appropriate credit to the authors and the journal and use the articles only for non-commercial purposes.

We encourage authors to submit their work to the "Co-Catalyst: Journal of Science Education Research and Theories" and join us in promoting the progress of science education research. By contributing to the journal, authors can be assured that their work will be reviewed by experienced reviewers and editors who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and accuracy.