Dr Siti Norhedayah Haji Abdul Latif


Assistant Professor, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education


Siti Norhedayah Abdul Latif Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education, University Brunei Darussalam (UBD). Her areas of specialisation are in educational psychology, developmental psychology and assessment. She currently teaches at UBD and supervises PhD, Master of Education (by coursework and research), Master of Teaching for Initial Teacher Training Programme and Master of Counselling. Dr Hedayah also receives invitation as guest lecturer for a University in Indonesia.

Her research areas are in the felds of teaching and learning, educational and developmental psychology, well-being of adolescents, mental health and assessment. She recently participated in a number of national research grants from the Ministry of Health such as a project for World Health Organization for Adolescents Friendly Health Services and Ministry of Education on Students’ Wellbeing project. She is also invited to review manuscript for international journals such as Journal of Personality and Individual Differences.


PhD in Education (University of Edinburgh, UK)
M.Ed in Education (University of Manchester, UK)
B.A. in Education (Universiti Brunei Darussalam)


Educational Psychology
Social Emotional and Behavioural Development of Adolescents
Assessment & Evaluation
Mental Health and Well-being of adolescents


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Abdul Latif, S. N. (2021). ‘Standardised testing and students’ well-being: A global or local problem?’ In Phan, L.H., Kumpoh, A., Wood, K., Jawawi, R., Said, H. (Eds). Globalisation, Education, and Reform in Brunei Darussalam. Palgrave Macmillan.

Abdul Latif, S. N., Matzin, R., & Escoto-Kemp. A. (2021). The Development and Growth of Inclusive Education in Brunei. In Phan, L.H., Kumpoh, A., Wood, K., Jawawi, R., Said, H. (Eds). Globalisation, Education, and Reform in Brunei Darussalam. Palgrave Macmillan.

Yussop, M. H. A., Shahrill, M., Abdul Latif, S. N. (2021). Self-Reliant Learning Strategy in Vocational and Technical Education: Insights from Group Collaboration. International Journal of Social Learning 1(3), 283-303.

Mundia, L., Mahalle, S., Matzin, R., Abdul Nasir Zakaria, G., Abdullah, N.Z.M., and Abdul Latif, S. N. (2017). Prediction of employer–employee relationships from sociodemographic variables and social values in Brunei public and private sector workers. Psychology Research and Behavior Management, 10, 257-269.

Mundia, L., Tajuddin, S.Z. K., Jawawi, R., Hussain, S., and Abdul Latif, S. N. (2017). The Relationship between Personality and Quantitative Reasoning: Views based on Brunei Preservice Student Teachers. Neuroquantology, 15(3), 20-31.