Publications (Selected)



CTEF Newsletter Issue 1/September 2021 : SDG4: Flexible Learning Pathways in Higher Education

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Flexible Learning Pathways in Malaysian Higher Education: Balancing Human Resources Development and Equity Policies. eISBN 978-967-18903-2-5.

SDG4 Book 01

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Doctoral Education in Commonwealth Africa. eISBN 978-967-18903-0-1.

DECA Front

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Financing Tertiary Education: Policy Options for Small Island Countries of the Commonwealth Pacific. eISBN: 978-967-18903-1-8.

FTE front

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CHANG DA, WAN, MOLLY N. N. LEE, MORSHIDI SIRAT and WEN ZHUO HENG (2020). "Identities of Chinese Community-Based Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia: An Exploration Study Using the Concept of ‘Roots’”, International Journal of Chinese Education 9 (2020) 68–88. DOI:



MORSHIDI SIRAT (2019). Geography, Geographers and the Future Scenario: Malaysia. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 286 012001, DOI:



MORSHIDI SIRAT AND CHANG DA WAN (2018). (Re)Positioning Humanities in the Malaysian Higher Education Landscape. KEMANUSIAAN The Asian Journal of Humanities, 25(Supp. 1): 191-206. DOI:


NORZAINI AZMAN, MORSHIDI SIRAT, VINCENT PANG, YEW MENG LAI, ANANTHA RAMAN GOVINDASAMY & WARDATUL AKMAN DIN (2018). Promoting University-Industry Collaboration in Malaysia: stakeholders’ perspective on expectations and impediments. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management. Published online 31 Oct 2018. DOI:


CHANG DA WAN, MORSHIDI SIRAT (2018). International academics in Malaysian public universities: recruitment, integration, and retention. Asia Pacific Education Review, DOI: Published 02 May 2018.


CHANG DA-WAN, SAY SOK, MORSHIDI SIRAT, LEANG UN (2018). Governance of Higher Education in Malaysia and Cambodia: running on a similar path? Journal of International and Comparative Education, 7(1): 49-63. DOI:


CHANG-DA WAN, MORSHIDI SIRAT (2018). The development of Malaysian higher education: Making sense of the nation-building agenda in the globalization era, Asian Education and Development Studies, 7(2): 144-156, DOI:


CHANG-DA WAN and MORSHIDI SIRAT (2018). Internationalisation of the Malaysian Higher Education System Through the Prism of South-South Cooperation. International Journal of African Higher Education, DOI:


MORSHIDI SIRAT (2018). Malaysia’s International Education by 2020 and Beyond: Re-examining Concept, Targets and Outcome. January 14, 2018 by globalhighered



MORSHIDI SIRAT (2017). ASEAN’s flagship universities and regional integration initiatives, Higher Education Evaluation and Development, 11(2): 68-80, DOI:


MOLLY LEE, CHANG DA WAN & MORSHIDI SIRAT (2017). Hybrid Universities in Malaysia, Studies in-between Western academic models and traditional and local cultures, Higher Education Evaluation and Development, 11(1), 25-37, DOI:



NORZAINI AZMAN, MORSHIDI SIRAT, VINCENT PANG. (2016). Managing and Mobilising Talent in Malaysia: Issues, Challenges and Policy Implications for Malaysian Universities”. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 38(3): 316-332, DOI:


MORSHIDI SIRAT, WAN CHANG DA. (2016). International Academics in Malaysian Public Universities: Recruitment, Integration and Retention. IPPTN Issues Paper No. 3 May 2016. IPPTN, Universiti Sains Malaysia.


KHOO SUET LENG, NARIMAH SAMAT, MORSHIDI SIRAT. (2016). Accessibility of Educational Services to the Poor in the Northern Region of Peninsular Malaysia: A Socio-Spatial Perspective. Journal of Human Capital Development, Vol. 9 No. 1 January – June 2016.



KHOO SUET LENG, NURWATI BADARULZAMAN, NARIMAH SAMAT, MORSHIDI SIRAT & SHARIFAH ROHAYAH SHEIKH DAWOOD (2015). Creative Cities Research in Penang, Malaysia: A Review of Conceptual and Methodological Framework, PLANNING MALAYSIA, Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 13(2015): 1-18.


MORSHIDI SIRAT. (2015). The Humanities, General Education and the Push Towards Knowledge-based Economy in Malaysia -Complementing or Competing Agenda?" Korean Journal of General Education, 9(2): 377-396.


MORSHIDI SIRAT and WAN CHANG DA. (2015). Success of blueprint depends on buy-in and politics. World University News, 5 June, 2015. Issue No. 370.