Dr Hjh Salwa Dato Hj Mahalle

Dr Hjh Salwa Dato Hj Mahalle
Dr Hjh Salwa Dato Hj Mahalle


  • Assistant Professor

Teaching areas in SHBIE

  • Counselling
  • Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Education


  • PhD (Guidance & Counselling), National University Malaysia (UKM), 2004

Interests and expertise

  • School counselling
  • Creative Art Therapy and Play Therapy
  • Counselling skills.

Current research area

Teachers Professionalism in Secondary schools in Brunei Darussalam

Interested in supervising students in the following areas

  • School counselling
  • Values and morals in MIB
  • Guidance and Counselling,

Sample publications and other links:

Gan, Zakaria, Salwa, M., and NorZaiham Abdullah. Burnout and job satisfaction among IRK teachers in secondary schools in Brunei Darussalam. Psychology Research and Behaviour Management. Forthcoming 2019.

Gan. Zakaria, Khairiah. H and Salwa.M. The integration of 21st Century skills: An innovative alternative practice in teaching and learning of Islamic Education. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCET), Vol.9, Issue.9, Sept 2018.

Pendidikan Melalui Cerita (book, to be published end 2019/early 2020) by Language and Literature Bureau (DBP)

Further details

  • Vice President for the Brunei Counsellors Association
  • Lifelong Member, Asia Pacific of Educators and Counselling Association (APECA)
  • Invited keynote speakers for several International conferences
  • Research Team Member for a grant from the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia