Dr Masitah Shahrill

Dr Masitah Shahrill
Dr Masitah Shahrill


  • Dean
  • Senior Assistant Professor


  • D Ed (Mathematics Education), University of Melbourne, Australia, 2009
  • M Ed (Mathematics Education), University of Melbourne, Australia, 2005
  • M Sc (Numerical Solutions of Differential Equations), University of Reading, UK, 2000
  • B Sc (Hons) Mathematics, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK, 1999

Teaching areas in SHBIE

  • Mathematics Education, School Based Assessment

Interests, expertise and current research areas:

Dr Masitah’s research interests lies in teacher and teacher education, mathematics education, higher education, 21st Century teaching and learning, school based assessment, classroom research, and shadow education. Her current research areas are exploring shadow education in the subject of mathematics in Brunei Darussalam, connecting visual representations (such as comics) in the teaching and learning of mathematics and designing, and implementing PISA-like problems in the mathematics classrooms.

Interested in supervising students in the following areas

  • Mathematics Education
  • Teacher and Teacher Education
  • Higher Education
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Assessment
  • Classroom Research
  • Shadow Education

Sample publications and other links

Shahrill, M., & Clarke, D. J. (2019). Pedagogical features that influence mathematics classroom practices – A Bruneian perspective. Kasetsart Journal of Social Sciences, 40(2), 341-348. http://kuojs.lib.ku.ac.th/index.php/kjss/article/view/2845

Chong, M. S. F., Shahrill, M., & Li, H-C. (2019). The integration of a problem solving framework for Brunei high school mathematics curriculum in increasing student’s affective competency. Journal on Mathematics Education, 10(2), 215-228.


Shahrill, M., & Prahmana, R. C. I. (2018). The connection commonalities in the mathematical content of lesson sequences. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. (Vol. 1097, No. 1, p. 012136). IOP Publishing. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1097/1/012136/meta

Shahrill, M. (2018). Teachers’ devotion to review lessons: Insights to the mathematics lessons in Brunei Darussalam. Journal of Physics: Conference Series. (Vol. 1028, No. 1, p. 012158). IOP Publishing. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/1028/1/012158/meta

Shahrill, M., Putri, R. I. I., Zulkardi, & Prahmana, R. C. I. (2018). Processes involved in solving mathematical problems. AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1952, No. 1, p. 020019). AIP Publishing. https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.5031981

Shahrill, M., Prahmana, R. C. I., & Roslan, R. (2018). The relationships within the mathematical content of teachers’ lesson sequences. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 943, No. 1, p. 012001). IOP Publishing. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-6596/943/1/012001/meta

Shahrill, M. (2017). Examining the methodological implications of international classroom research. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Educational Studies, 12(1), 27-46.


Shahrill, M., & Clarke, D. J. (2014). Brunei teachers’ perspectives on questioning: Investigating the opportunities to ‘talk’ in mathematics lessons. International Education Studies, 7(7), 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ies.v7n7p1

Scopus Profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55873798300

ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Masitah_Shahrill

UBD Experts Directory: https://expert.ubd.edu.bn/masitah.shahrill