New lecturers are joining the teaching team at the Deutsche Müllerschule Braunschweig (DMSB) and are helping to implement the new framework guidelines for two-year technical college courses. These focus more strongly on modular learning and standardized qualifications.
Several new lecturers are starting work at the DMSB at the beginning of the current semester. The enlargement of the teaching team comes at the perfect time: at the end of the current academic year, teaching will take place entirely in accordance with the new framework guidelines for two-year technical college courses, which focus on modular, project-based learning.
Georg Böttcher, Director of Studies at the DMSB, is doubly pleased about the expansion of the team: “Our new lecturers also enable a reset in terms of content thanks to their extensive wealth of up-to-date practical experience. They will be available to the DMSB for several years, thus ensuring continuity in the new curriculum.”
The new lecturers: a wealth of practical experience
Peter Klenner moved to the DMSB from the Heinrich Büssing School, a center of technology excellence in Braunschweig. Having many years of professional experience in plant planning in the automotive industry, he is ideally qualified to teach the complex processes of milling and compound feedstuff technology. He is looking forward to his new prospects: “I find the switch from business to teaching very exciting.”
The DMSB was also able to attract additional guest lecturers in process technology. Jan Gausepohl contributes his many years of experience in milling: he was plant manager at the Wehrhahn and GoodMills Group for 20 years and managed numerous international projects at locations in Europe, Africa, and South America. Most recently, he played a key role in the construction of the Bauck mill. By teaching at the DMSB, he is returning to his roots, so to speak: “As a 1985 DMSB graduate, it is a great opportunity for me to pass on my experience to the students.”
Further support comes from the corporate side: “We are delighted with the excellent technical and educational support provided by Bühler’s Braunschweig-based “Reiseobermüller” technology team, which brings the milling heartbeat to the DMSB, so to speak,” Georg Böttcher continues.
New framework guidelines: modular system and Bachelor’s qualification
With the new framework guidelines for two-year technical college courses, the DMSB has introduced the project-based, modular system of work-related learning areas, which is recognized in all federal states. In future, in addition to the entrance qualification for technical colleges, the final certificate will also include the title “Bachelor Professional” in technology and therefore already provides access to university studies in some federal states.