Sirhajwan Idek earned his bachelor's degree, Master's degree & PhD from IPG Gaya and UiTM in 2011, 2014 and 2019 respectively. He has won several international awards related to his educational initiatives. He was awarded with 2017 International Innovation & Entrepreneurship Excellence in Teaching Award in Paris and 2018 Community Award for Citizenship in Dubai for his initiatives in getting teachers and students actively involved in conference presentations, innovation contests and entrepreneurship. He was awarded with 2018 SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award for his innovative project in using ethnic tales in ESL activities and he won ISTE Literacy Innovation Award in 2019 for his research on visual literacy. As the leader of his school team comprising teachers and students, they have collectively won 15 innovation medals, 6 research awards and were 3 finalists at international competitions in Australia, Japan, Italy, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei.