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Tuesday, April 19, 2011


President of PERKAMA / University Utara Malaysia

Nordin Kardi earned his Ph.D in Student Personel Services in Higher Education from the University of Hull,  England,  a Master of Art in Counseling from the Western Michigan University, USA and his first degree in Psychology and Economics from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.  In 2006, he attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP171), Harvard University Business School (HBS).  He is now an alumni member of all the four prestigious institutions of higher learning.

Having served for 33 years as a civil servant he is now an A Profesor at  the  College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia.  His last position was the Vice Chancellor of the same University for five years (2005-2010).  Prior to his appointment as the VC of UUM he was the Director General of Civics Bureau (BTN) of the Prime Ministers Department (1999-2005), serving two Prime Ministers namely Dr Mahathir Mohamad dan Abdullah Ahmad Badawi . It was during his time as the DG that  the BTN’s Work Procedures was certified ISO. 

Nordin was one of the pioneer Senior Managers at the National Accreditation Board, Malaysia (now MQA) in 1977 until 1999 and instrumental in the development of NABM accreditation framework for social sciences.  He was also directly involved in the preparation of NABM’s ISO certification and in the drafting of the Regulations of NABM Act of 556, along with the Drafting Division of the  Attorney General Office.

His professional involvement at National and Internation level, to name a few, includes:  The President of  the Malaysian Counseling Association (until present),  a  Board member of the Muslim Economic Development Foundation, Malaysia (YAPEIM) (until Present); The President of the Association of Malaysian Universities (until 2010);  the President of the Association of Malaysian Statutory Bodies (until 2010);  a Board member of the Association of the Southeast Asean Institution of Higher Learning (until 2010);  a member of the Council of Advisors to the Institute of Public Administration, Malaysia (INTAN) (2009 until 2012);  a Board member of Darul Ridhwan Islamic College (2009-2011), a member of the Council of Vice Chancellors (until 2010), Malaysia;  a Board member of the Malaysian Examination Council (until 2010);  a  Board member of the Multimedia Technology Enhancement Operations Sdn.  Bhd. (METEOR) (the owner of the Open University Malaysia); Joint Chairman of the Technical Committee on The Implementation of the Self-Generating Income Towards University Finantial Autonomy, Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia (until 2010); a  panel member (appointed by the Prime Minister, Malaysia) of the Consultative Council of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (2009-2011); a member of the Permanent Committee on Qualification Recognition, Malaysia (until 2010);  a member of the National Security Council Malaysia’s Task Force Committee  (1999-2005); Chairman of the Cabinet Committee of the National Service Malaysia’s Curriculum (until 2005), a Member of the National Youth Consultative Council (until 2005);  a Member of the Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) regular Meetings.

During his tenureship as an academic at UPM, whose last position was the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Educational Studies, he was very active in consultancy work for human resource affairs  at both Government and Private Sectors, to name a few,  which includes Maybank Life (Guest Counselor), Shall (trainer), Usra Tampi Proton Vendor (trainer), National Privident Fund  (KWSP) (guest counselor), National Football Team (psychological trainer).  He was a regular invited consultant lecturer and workshop facilitator for various programmes organised by the various goverment departments including the Pilgrimage Fund (Tabung Haji), Royal Custom Malaysia, Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA), MARA, Royal Police Malaysia, Military College, Malaysian Coordinating Unit (MAMPU), HICOM, EON, PERODUA and the various government ministries.

As an academic at UPM he was an active and keen researcher, before he left  research activities for other priorities in LAN and Prime Minister’s Department.  Some of the research grants he has secured as a team member and individually includes:  Graduates Tracer Study  KPM/UPM  (RM116,000.00 – completed 1986),  New Students’ expectation of Campus Live (RM2000- 1986) Assessment of the Need and acceptance of Guidance and Counseling Services at Schools Under Fifth Malaysia Plan (RM48,000 –  1986- 1990),  Graduates of other UPM’s Guidance and Counseling Program (operation expenses borned by Research Allocation of the Faculty of Educational Studies, UPM – 1986), UPM’s Graduates Career Advancement (RM11,000 -1989), People’s Acceptance of Sarawak DevelopmentRationale for the provision of Student Personnel Services in Malaysian Universities (alone) ( RM8,000.00 – 1993), Factors Attracting Adolescents to Entertainment Centres (RM60,000 – 1995),  Execution of Counseling Services at Schools in Malaysia (RM40,000 – 1995).  (RM400,000 – 1988),

His latest international presentations include: Student Representation in Decision-Making Process of the University Administrative Systems’  presented at the ‘Regional Convention on Student Development : Nurturing Student Leadership Talent’, at The Patra, Bali Resort and Villas, Bali, Indonesia on 28 – 31 May 2009;  (with others)  ‘Enhancing Employability Initiatives :  Malaysia Experience’ presented at The 2009 ASAIHL Conference, at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka on 20 – 22 May 2009;  Emerging Actors on the Global Landscape-Their Specificity, Role and Links to Associations’ presented at the IAU 3rd Global Meeting of Associations of Universities and Other Higher Education Institutions, at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico on 20 – 22 April 2009.  Custom Education : Country Report:   Malaysia’ presented at the WCO Picard Conference Partnership in Customs Academic Research and Development, in Brussels, Belgium on 27 – 28 March 2007.

In recognition of his contribution to the Nation, the King of the Country,  The Yang Dipertuan Agong, has bestowed him two awards namely Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which entitled him the title of Tan Sri (PSM - June 2007) and a Johan Setia Mahkota (JSM - July 2001).  The King of Negeri Sembilan has bestowed him with Kelas Pertama Darjah Setia Negeri Sembilan (DSNS – September 2001).  The King of Kedah has awarded him two awards namely Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Kedah (DPMK – January 2007)  and Gemilang Seri Mahkota Kedah Yang Dihormati (DGMK – January 2009).  He was also awarded Datoship by the King of Perlis namely Dato’ Paduka Mahkota Perlis (DPMP - May 2007).


Department of Counsellor Education and Counselling Psychology 
Faculty of Educational Studies 
Universiti Putra Malaysia 
43400 Serdang, Selangor 
Tel: 03-89468166
Fax: 03-89435386
Associate Professor; Head Department
Counselor Education; Multicultural Counseling;
Career Counseling; School Counseling
Academic Qualification:

1993 Ph D (Counseling & Guidance)
         Kansas State University,  Kansas, USA
1980 M Sc (Counseling & Guidance)
         Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
1979 B Sc (Management & Administration)
         Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Working Experience:

1984 – Present      Lecturer, Guidance and Counselling, Department of Human Behavior and Movement, Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
1980 – 1984          Full time School Counsellor, MARA Junior Science College, Kuala Terengganu.
1980 – 1980          Full time School Counsellor, MARA Junior Science College, Kuantan.
Courses Taught:

Multicultural Counselling 

Counseling and Guidance Services

Abnormal Behaviour

Culture Centered Counselling
Career Information and Placement

Parent Education

Creative Approaches in Counselling

Thesis Supervision:
Ph D:
     Graduated – 5
     On going – 8
     Graduated – 16
     On going – 5

Universitas Negeri Padang, Indonesia 

University Kebangsaan Malaysia

Monday, January 10, 2011


PERKAMA dan UNIMAS ingin menghargai tuan/puan yang menyertai Seminar Kebangsaan Kaunseling Silang Budaya kali ini. Bagi tujuan tersebut, kami akan menyediakan bas bagi kepada tuan/puan yang berminat untuk membeli belah di Sarawak pada 26 Mei 2011 (Khamis) bermula jam 9.00 pg - 2.00 ptg yang merangkumi tempat menarik di Sarawak. Perkhidmatan bas ini diberikan percuma. Kepada yang berminat, ini adalah peluang tuan/puan untuk mendapatkan cenderamata untuk dibawa pulang bagi mereka tersayang. Antara tempat menarik di Sarawak ialah Kilang Kek Lapis Sarawak, Pasar Satok (Terubuk Masin), Pasar Kuching (Cenderamata Sarawak) dan lain-lain tempat yang akan dibawa oleh pihak kami. Selamat Datang ke Sarawak Bumi Kenyalang
PERKAMA and UNIMAS want to appreciate you participating in the National Seminar on Cross-Cultural Counseling this time. For this purpose, we will prepare for the bus you are interested in shopping mall in Sarawak on May 26, 2011 (Thursday) from 9.00 am - 2.00 pm which includes points of interest in Sarawak. The bus service is provided free of charge. Those who are interested, this is the opportunity you to get a souvenir to take home to their loved ones. Among the places in Sarawak Kek Lapis Sarawak is Mill, Market Satok (terubuk Marine), Market Kuching (Sarawak Souvenir) and other places will be taken by us. Welcome to the Land of Hornbills Sarawak 



24 MEI 2011 (SELASA)

8.00     pagi     :          Pendaftaran peserta
9.00     pagi     :           Ucap Utama : Kaunseling dan Silang Budaya Di Malaysia: Isu-isu
Yang Perlu Dirungkai
                                    Oleh    : Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dr. Nordin Kardi
10.00   pagi     :           Kudapan
10.30   pagi     :           MAJLIS PERASMIAN
11.30   pagi     :           PEMBENTANGAN SELARI 1
1.00     ptg      :           Rehat, solat & makan tengah hari
2.30     ptg      :           Kertas Kerja 1: Perpaduan dan Silang Budaya: Hala Tuju Baru
    Rakyat Malaysia
Oleh    : Y.Bhg. Prof. Madya Dr. Rusnani Abdul Kadir
3.30     ptg      :           PEMBENTANGAN SELARI 2
5.00     ptg      :           Minum petang dan bersurai

25 MEI 2011 (RABU)

8.00     pagi     :           Pendaftaran peserta
8.30     pagi     :           Kertas Kerja 2: Silang Budaya dan Kaunseling: Pengalaman dan
   Sudut Pandangan Negara Indonesia
                                    Oleh    : Y.Bhg. Prof. Dr. Firman
9.30     pagi     :           Talking Circle 1
                                    Tajuk  : 1. Perkahwinan Campur dan Anak Kacukan
                                                  2. Orientasi Seksual, Gander
                                                  3. Kumpulan/Etnik Minoriti
                                                  4. Silang budaya dan murtad
10.30   pagi     :           Minum pagi
11.00   pagi     :           PEMBENTANGAN SELARI 3
12.15   t/hari  :           Bengkel 1
                                    Tajuk  : 1. Expressive Therapy in Counseling
                                                  2. Alat Pengukuran Silang Budaya 1
                                                  3. Alat Pengukuran Silang Budaya 2
                                                  4. Mengendali Kaunseling Silang Budaya
2.30     ptg:     Kertas Kerja 3: Kauseling Pelbagai Budaya: Isu; Kecekapan dan
    Kesedian dalam kalangan kaunselor
Oleh    : Y.Bhg. Dr. Salleh Amat
3.30     ptg      :           PEMBENTANGAN SELARI 4
4.30     ptg      :           Penutup dan penyerahan sijil

24 MEI 2011  

10.00   pagi     :           Ketibaan tetamu jemputan
10.20   pagi     :           Ketibaan Y.Bhg. Dato’ Naib Canselor
                                    Naib Canselor UNIMAS
10.30   pagi     :           Perarakan masuk Tetamu Kehormat
                                    Nyanyian lagu Negaraku
10.35   pagi     :           Ucapan aluan pengerusi majlis
10.40   pagi     :           Ucapan Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dr. Nordin Kardi
                                    Presiden PERKAMA
10.45   pagi     :           Ucapan Perasmian oleh Y.Bhg. Dato’ Naib Canselor
                                    Naib Canselor UNIMAS
11.05   pagi     :           Persembahan Video Khas PERKAMA     
11.10   pagi     :           Majlis penyampaian cenderamata
11.15   pagi     :           Perarakan keluar tetamu kehormat
11.20   pagi     :           Minum pagi dan sidang media



Bagi memudahkan semua peserta dan pembentang, pihak UNIMAS akan menyediakan perkhidmatan bas untuk mengambil tuan/puan ke UNIMAS pada waktu pagi dan menghantar pulang pada sebelah petang. Bas UNIMAS akan mengambil tuan/puan bagi yang menginap di hotel berikut sahaja:
To facilitate the participants and presenters, the UNIMAS will provide bus service to take you to UNIMAS in the morning and sent home in the evening. UNIMAS bus will take you to a stay at the hotel the following only:

    1. Hilton Hotel (082-248200) 
    2. Riverside Majestic Hotel (019-8267899)
    3. Grand Margherita Hotel (6082) 423111)
    Kepada peserta yang ingin menginap di Hostel UNIMAS, pihak kami juga menyediakan kemudahan tersebut. Perjalanan kaki mengambil masa antara 3-5 minit sahaja ke lokasi seminar. Bayaran bagi satu malam bagi seorang peserta adalah RM 50 sahaja. Bilik dalam apartment dan terdapat bilik single dan bilik double. Kepada yang berminat, sila email nama dan no telefon ke atau SMS ke 014-3382689 / 017-2806803.

    Kebajikan tuan/puan semua adalah matlamat kami. Selamat datang ke Bumi Kenyalang Negeri Sarawak.  

    To participants who wish to stay at the Hostel UNIMAS, we also provide these facilities. Walk takes between 3-5 minutes to the seminar location. Payment for one night per person is RM 50 only. There is room in the apartment and single rooms and double rooms. Those who are interested, please email your name and phone number to silangbudaya.perkama @ or SMS to 014-3382689 / 017-2806803.

    Welfare of you all is our goal. Welcome to the Land of Hornbills of Sarawak.
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