Official Title: Vice-rector

Faculty: School of Education


Short Bio

Professor Keith Morrison has worked in higher education for over 35 years, in the UK and South-East Asia, formerly at the University of Durham, UK and, since 2000, in Macau, where he has been Dean of a School of Education, Registrar, Director and Adviser for Institutional Development, and a university Vice‑rector.  He is the author of 17 academic books, of which several have been translated into different languages. He is the Co‑editor of the international peer‑reviewed journal Educational Research and Evaluation.  He has conducted consultancies for governments, companies, organizations and institutions in the UK, the Czech Republic, Malaysia, South Africa, Singapore, USA, Hong Kong and Macau, and he has produced reports, papers and technical reports for government agencies and officers in several countries. He has been a reviewer for 25 international journals and for several leading international book publishers, is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Management in Education, and is a regular contributor to Macau Business, with over 140 ‘opinion’ articles. Before moving into higher education he taught in kindergarten, primary and secondary schools in the UK.  He has worked on research, consultancy and development projects in schools and teacher education.  His recent work in higher education academic and administration fields has included social science research methods, educational leadership and management, educational evaluation and change management, quality assurance, accreditation, educational development and training for higher education academic and administrative staff.  He has been a prize‑winning music scholar and cathedral choral scholar/lay clerk; he is an organist, a member of the Royal College of Organists and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. 


Keith Morrison is the author of several books, including: Research Methods in Education and A Guide to Teaching Practice (both with Louis Cohen and Lawrence Manion, several editions of each); Causation in Educational Research; Managing Complex Change in School (with A. Salcedo); School Leadership and Complexity Theory; Management Theories for Educational Change; Implementing Cross‑curricular Themes; Planning and Accomplishing School-centred Evaluation; The Curriculum Handbook (with T. Brown); Curriculum Planning in the Primary School (with K. Ridley); and Adolescent Suicide in Macau: Are Macau’s Teachers Prepared? (with J. Suarez Diaz).  He has published >100 academic peer‑reviewed journal papers, >50 international conference papers, chapters in 15 books, and >300 other educational publications.  At the time of writing his citation profile is:

Google Scholar citations: >52,000

h-index: 33;  i-10 index: 61

ResearchGate citations: >12,000

ResearchGate reads: >100,000 >2,400 total views


Year 1 Doctorate
Year 1 Master
3.00 credits