PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Bernhard Muszynski
Date of Birth: 17.04.1945
Address WiB e.V. (Institute for Further Qualification in Education affiliated to University of Potsdam incorp.), Gerlachstr. 33, D-14480 Potsdam, Germany
Phone +49 331 23748316
Fax +49 331 23748319
E-mail muszynsk@uni-potsdam.de
Citzenship German
Language English (fluent), French (satisfactory)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Adjunct Professor for Political Sociology
Universität Potsdam, Germany 1994

Venia Legendi Polical Science
Free University Berlin 1988

 Associate Professor (Privatdozent)
Sociology
Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg 1984

Doctor habilitatus (High Doctorate)
Sociology
Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg, Germany 1984

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Political Science
University of  Hamburg, Germany, 1978


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

UNIVERSITÄT OF POTSDAM 1991 – 2012
Director  Centre for Further Qualification (1994 – 2012)
Professor for Political Sociology (adjunct) at the Faculty of Economics and Social Science (1994 – to date)
Senoir Lecturer for Political Science and Civic Education, Faculty of Economics and Social Science (1991 – 1994)

GESELLSCHAFT FÜR WISSENS- UND TECHNOLOGIETRANSFER mbH an der Universität Potsdam  UNIVERSITY OF POTSDAM TRANSFER (Knowledge and Technology Transfer Ltd. At the University of Potsdam) (1998 – 2012)
Managing Director Knowledge Transfer

WEITERQUALIFIZIERUNG IM BILDUNGSBEREICH e. V. WiB (Institute for Further Qualification in Education  incorp. associated to University of Potsdam) (1995 – to date)
Managing Director (1999 – to date)
Scientific Director (1995 –1999)

HOCHSCHULE FÜR RECHT UND VERWALTUNG POTSDAM-BABELSBERG (University for Law and Administration)  (1990 – 1991)
Subtitute Professor for Political Science

FREIE UNIVERSITÄT BERLIN (Free University Berlin) 1988 – 1999
Privatdozent (Associate Professor) for Political Science and Sociology, Department Political Science (1988 – 2005)

BUNDESANSTALT FÜR MATERIALFORSCHUNG UND –PRÜFUNG (Federal Institute for Materials  Research and Testing) 1985 – 1990
Head of Division “Publications” (1985 – 1990)

HELMUTH-SCHMIDT-UNIVERSITY, Hamburg 1978 – 1988
Privatdozent (Associate Professor) for Sociology (1984 – 1988)
Lecturer for Educational Policy, Department of Education (1981 – 1984)
Scientific Employee, Department of Education, Professorship Educational Policy (1978 – 1981)

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION HAMBURG
Scientific Employee (part time) as teacher for Civic Education, Economics, Sociology and Law at a Vocational School and City College (1972 – 1977)
Scientific Employee (full time) as teacher for Civic Education, Economics, Sociology and Law at a Vocational School and City College (1978)


MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
– German Association for Education Management (since 2006)
– Chair, German Society for Political Science, Section “Civic Education” (1996 – 2000)
– Member, Gesellschaft für Fachdidaktik (Association for Fachdidaktik (subject oriented teaching/learning  methodology)) (Member of Board 2003- 2009)
– Member, Society for Civic Education Didactics and Civic Youth and Adult Education (GPJE) (since 2000)

MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES (Selection 2000 – to date)
– Member, Nomination Committee for the Professorship “Economical Education”, University of Potsdam (2006/07)
– Member as expert for civic education, Beirat für Innere Führung der Bundeswehr (Advisory Councel for Leadership and Civic Education in the German Army), Federal Ministry of Defence (2002 – to date)
– Executive Manager, Rectorate Commission for Scientific Further Qualification, University of Potsdam (2001 –  2010)
– Chair, Coordinating Committee for Scientific Further Qualification, University of Potsdam (1997 – 2000)
– Chair, Rectorate Commission for Teacher Training, University of Potsdam (2000 – 2002)
– Chair, Arbeitskreis Fachdidaktik (working group at the University of Potsdam for subject oriented teaching methodology) (1998 – 2002)
– Member, Working group of representatives of University of Potsdam, Free University Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, University for Arts Berlin for the reform of teacher training (2001/02)
– Member, Coordinating Committee New Media, University of Potsdam (2003 – 2005)
– Chair, Examination Board Master Course School-Management, University of Potsdam (2001 – to date)
– Member, Expert group for the reform of teacher training, Brandenburg Ministry of Education (2001/02)
– Member, Nomination Committee for the Professorship “Technical Education”, University of Potsdam (2002/03)
– Chair, Expert Commission “Xenophobia, Political Extremism and Violence”, Brandenburg Ministry of Education (2001)


RESEARCH PROJECTS

Title: Testing an Indicator-Based System of Quality Features for the Institutional and Pedagogical School Development
Status: Pre-tests of the indicator system completed, 2009 – 2011
Position: Chief Investigator

Title:  Self Learning Reform Strategies by Action Research in Vietnamese Teacher Training Colleges
Status: completed,  2003 – 2004
Position Chief Investigator

Title: Institutional Quality Development in Brandenburg´s Adult Education
Status: completed,  2002 – 2008
Position Project leader

Title: Civic Education Elements in Brandenburg´s Adult Education
Status: completed 2001
Position Chief Investigator

Title: Xenophobia, political Extremism and Violence
Status: completed 2001
Position Team Leader

Title:  Innovative Approaches in the Further Teacher Qualification II (accompanying research)
Status: completed 2003
Position Chief Investigator

Title: Innovative Approaches in the Further Teacher Qualification II (Evaluation of Students and Lecturers Assessment)
Status: completed, 1996 – 2002
Position Team leader

Title:  The Development of Scientific Further Qualification at Potsdam University 1995 – 2000
Status: completed, 1995 – 2000
Position Chief Investigator

Title: Innovative Approaches in the Further Teacher Qualification I (conceptual research)
Status: completed, 1993 – 1995
Position Team leader

Title:  Sociology of the Technical Intelligentsia
Status: completed, 1996 – 1988
Position Chief Investigator

Title: Concepts and Experiences with Humanization of Work
Status: completed, 1979 – 1981
Position Chief Investigator

Title: Educational Policy and Political System
Status: completed, 1978 – 1980
Position Co-Chief Investigator with L.-R. Reuter

Title: Civic and Economical Education in German Vocational Schools
Status: completed, 1975 – 1977
Position Chief Investigator

Title: Fundaments of Industrial Relations in Germany
Status: completed, 1973 – 1975
Position Chief Investigator


DEVELOPMENT

Course development of a post-gradual teacher training for the subjects “Science” and “Social Sciences” (on behalf of Further Qualification in Education incorp. (WiB e.V.), 2016

Course development of a post-gradual teacher training for German language for foreign pupils and students (on behalf of Further Qualification in Education incorp. (WiB e.V.), 2015

Course development of a post gradual teacher training for basics of school pedagogic (on behalf of Further Qualification in Education incorp. (WiB e.V.), 2014

Course development of a post gradual basic qualification in science education (on behalf of Further Qualification in Education incorp. (WiB e.V.), 2014

Development of a consulting service scheme for the quality assurance of schools regarding contentual and organizational areas. (on behalf of Further Qualification in Education  incorp. (WiB e.V.), 2009

Preparing and carrying out a fact-finding-mission as team-leader to the National University of Laos to find out areas of development co-operation in teacher training, german language studies and vocational education Febr./March 2009

Working out of a position paper for Association for Fachdidaktik (subject oriented teaching/learning methodology) GFD: “Mindeststandards am Ende der Pflichtschulzeit” (Minimum standards at the end of compulsory education), together with J. Ossner, M. Rothgangel, H. Schecker, H. J. Vollmer, 2008

Development of a project schemeSupporting Quality Networks in Vietnamese Teacher Training Universities” (together with P. Pohlenz) 2006

Co-Development (together with B. Meier and V. Jakupec, University of Potsdam) of a course scheme for study visits of Vietnamese education specialists in Potsdam. Subjects: Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Instructional Materials (2005/2006)

Co-Development of a Joint Master scheme for Vietnamese mid-career administrators to be delivered in co-operation of the Universty of Potsdam and the National Academy of Public Administration Hanoi (2004)

Development of a university-based further qualification scheme for prospective school headmasters in the German federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg (2004)

Co-development with V. Jakupec of a Joint Master scheme for TTC lecturers to be delivered in co-operation between three western universities (University of Technology Sidney, TS, University of Potsdam, University of South Australia) and Hanoi University of Education 2003

Reform-Strategies for the development of 3 Model Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs) in Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City regarding
– administrative reform
– reform of teaching methodology
– improvement of research performance
– networking

Frame-Curriculum development “History” and “Civic Education” for the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training, 2002

Scheme for a German-Polish Program for the further qualification of Brandenburg teachers of Polish (Curriculum, finance scheme, organisational scheme)

Brandenburg Ministry of Education/Collegium Polonicum Slubice/Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan 2002/WiB e. V.

Course development of Master Courses to be delivered in Vietnam (Train the trainer of lower secondary training colleges):
– Educational Management (Schools/Colleges and Administration)
– Information Science and Educational Computing
– Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
– Social Sciences (History, Geography, Civic Education)

Course subject development to be delivered to Master Courses of the Hanoi University of Education (HUE):
– Tertiary Teaching
– Research Methodology

Course development “Educational Management”, specialisation school and administrative management, (Master courses), University of Potsdam 2001

Course development “German as Foreign Language” for teacher further qualification lower secondary, University of Potsdam 1999

Course development “Science” (integrated subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and “Social Science” (integrated subjects History, Geography, Political Science) for teacher further qualification lower secondary, University of Potsdam 1998

Development (curricula, syllabi, adult and in-service training oriented teaching principles, evaluation) of a large-scale special program for the further qualification of ca. 4000 Brandenburg teachers in multiple subjects (Sonderprogramm):
– English and French;
– economic and social scientific subjects „Economics“, „ Vocational Studies/ Technology “ and „Civic Education“;
– art subjects „Music“, „Fine Arts“ and “Interpretative Play-Acting”;
– vocational subjects Constructional-, Metal- and Surveying-Technique, Dietetics and Domestic Science, Social Education;
–  Special Needs Education for: Mentally Handicapped and Behavioural Disorders;
– Life-Style, Ethical & Religious Studies

University of Potsdam /WiB e.V./Brandenburg Ministry of Education/Brandenburg Ministry of Science 1994 – 1997

Course development (Curriculum, Syllabus, Evaluation Scheme) “Politische Bildung” (Civic Education) for the Teacher Further Qualification in Brandenburg, University of Potsdam 1990 – 1991


IMPLEMENTATION

Project Manager of the project “Supporting Quality Networks in Vietnamese Teacher Training Universities”, a co-operation project of University of Potsdam, National University of Education Hanoi, Hue University College for Education 2006 – 2009

Project Manager for study visits of 3 Vietnamese specialists at Potsdam University: Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Instructional Materials (2006)

Manager of the assignment of international experts from the University of Potsdam for the Upper Secondary Reform Project Upper Secondary Education Development Project, Vietnam – ADB loan No. 1979 VIE (SF) 2005 – 2007

Consultant for the development of 3 Model TTCs in Vietnam (Hanoi, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City), Lower Secondary Teacher Training Project, ADB-Loan 1718 (SF), March/April 2002, January/February 2003

Manager of the assignment of international experts from the University of Potsdam for the Lower Secondary Teacher Training Project, ADB-Loan 1718 (SF), 2001 – 2005

Scientific Director of a university-based further qualification scheme (Master- courses) for prospective school headmasters in the German federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg (2000 continuing)

Provision of academic leadership and administration in a large-scale special program for the further qualification of ca. 4000 Brandenburg teachers in multiple subjects (Sonderprogramm, see above) which was designed as a decentralised (11 study locations all over the region to be equipped and supported) program in public private partnership, University of Potsdam/WiB e.V./Brandenburg Ministry of Education/Brandenburg Ministry of Science 1995 – 2003

Managing and Delivering of Further Qualification Courses for the Program “Training of Civic Education Teachers”, (third party funded) University of Potsdam 1991 – 1995


PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS, REVIEWS (Selection out of  7 Monographs,  7 Editorships and 55 papers)

MONOGRAPHS
– The Reform of Teacher Training Colleges by Scientific Learning. Hanoi 2005 (in Vietnamese) co-authored with Nguyen Thi Phuong Hoa.

EDITORSHIPS
– Xenophobia, Political Extremism and Violence. Ludwigsfelde: PLIB 2001
– Neue Medien in der politischen Bildung. Grenzen und Möglichkeiten (New Media in Civic Education). Münster: Waxmann 2000. (Co-editor)

BOOK CHAPTERS; JOURNAL ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
– Deutschlands Leistungsfähigkeit und Wohlstand – wegen oder trotz seines Bildungssystems? (Germany’s Performance and Wealth – because or despite its Education System?) in: Sitzungsberichte der Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 121(2014), 161–195
– Politikverdrossenheit durch Massenmedien? (Political Apathy by Mass-Media)? In: Institute for EU-Studies, HUFS: Political Apathy and Civic Education. Politiverdrossenheit und politische Bildung. 5. Deutsch-Koreanische Konferenz für politische Bildung 16.-18.5.2011 in Seoul (Korea). Conference Proceedings, Seoul 2011, S. 3-15.
– „Nachhaltigkeit“: ein neues Leitprinzip politischer und gesellschaftlicher Entwicklung in Deutschland. (Sustainability: a New Guiding Principle in Germany) In: Deutsch-koreanische Vereinigung für politische Bildung: Politische Bildung für Nachhaltigkeit. Intern. Konferenz  an der Konkuk University Seoul (Korea) 22. – 24. 2. 2010. Conference Proceedings S. 29-43.
– Vietnam und sein Bildungssystem unter sozialistischem Anspruch. (Vietnam and its Education System under Socialistic Postulate) In: Ina Sylvester, Isabelle Sieh, Margarete Menz, und Hans-Werner Fuchs: Bildung – Recht – Chancen: Rahmenbedingungen, empirische Analysen und internationale Perspektiven zum Recht auf chancengleiche Bildung. 2009 (Waxmann). S. 161-174.
– Vietnam´s Challenging Take-Off. In: Global Issues in the Contemporary World: Politics, Economics and Public Policy. Seoul 2008 p. 328-343.
– Mindeststandards am Ende der Pflichtschulzeit” (Minimum Standards at the End of Compulsory Education), together with J. Ossner, M. Rothgangel, H. Schecker, H. J. Vollmer,  GFD 2008
– Wissenschaftliche Weiterqualifizierung in und an der Universität Potsdam. (Scientific Further Qualification at the University of Potsdam) (together with J. Ludwig). In: Hochschule und Weiterbildung 2/2007
– „Recherche“ und „Sozialstudie“ („Enquiry“ and „Social Studies“) in: Dirk Lange/Volker Reinhardt (Ed..): Basiswissen Politische Bildung, Vol. 6, Methoden Politischer Bildung. Hohengehren (Schneider) 2007
– Lehrerausbildung, Lehrerberuf und das schöne Bild vom „Lebenslangen Lernen“. (Teacher Training, Teacher Profession and Life-Long-Learning) In: Hochschule und Weiterbildung 2/2003
– Neue Lehrer für ein neues Fach. Lehrerqualifizierung für die schulische Politikbildung im Land Brandenburg. (New Teachers for a New Subject – Teacher Qualification for Civic Education) In: K. Wallraven (Ed.): Handbuch der politischen Bildung in den neuen Bundesländern. Schwabach . 2003 (Wochenschau Verl.)
– Empirische Wende oder heisse Luft? Was die PISA-Debatte bewegen könnte. (Empirical Turn or  Hot Air? What the PISA-Discussion is about to Move) In: Politische Bildung 35/3 (2002)
– Systemerhalt durch Strukturwechsel. Bemerkungen zur Kontroverse um gestufte Lehramtsstudien. (Preserving the System by Changing Structures: The Conflict about the new Graduation Scheme of Academic Teacher Training)  In: Politische Bildung 35/1 (2002)
– Bildungspolitik in Umbruchzeiten. (Education Policy in Times of  Political Upheaval) In: Berliner Debatte Initial 12 (2001) 2, S. 93 – 102
– Mühen der Ebene, Politikbedingungen und politische Bildung in Ostdeutschland (Political Condition and Civic Education in Eastern Germany) (co-authored with E. Crome). In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte B 25/2000, S. 21 – 28.


GUEST LECTURES

– Hanoi University of Education: Research Methodology (Master-Course, Jan. 2006)
– Hue University of Education: Research Methodology (Master-Course, Febr. 2006)
– Hanoi University of Education: Research Methodology (Master-Course, Febr. 2005)
– Hue University of Education: Research Methodology (Master-Course, March 2005)
– Freie Universität Berlin: Aktuelle Kontroversen zur Bildungspolitik in Deutschland (Education Policy) (2004)
– Hanoi University of Education: Science Theory (Master-Course, 2003)
– Pädagogische Hochschule Halle:  Einführung in die Soziologie (Introduction into Sociology) (1992)
– Sozialstruktur Deutschlands (Social Structure of Germany) (1992)
– Schulreform in Sachsen-Anhalt (School Reform) (1991/92)
– Pädagogische Hochschule Magdeburg: Didaktik der politischen Bildung  (Civic Education) (1991)
– Politische Bildung Erwachsener (Civic Education for Adults) (1991)
– Pädagogische Hochschule Halle: Bildungspolitische Perspektiven in Sachsen-Anhalt (1991)
– Bildungspolitik im Bundesland Sachsen-Anhalt (Education Policy) (1990/91)
– Freie Universität Berlin: Zur politischen Sozialisation der naturwissenschaftlich-technischen Intelligenz  (Policical Socialisation of the Natural Scientific and Technical Intelligenzija) (1988/89)
– Universität Hamburg: Arbeitssoziologische Probleme neuer Produktionstechniken (Industrial Sociology) (1982/83)
– Ideologiekritik am Beispiel der Bildungsreform (Education Reform) (1980)
– Gewerkschaftsprogrammatik (Objectives of Labor Unions)(1978/79)
– University of Lueneburg: Praxisorientierte Curriculuminnovation (Curriculum-Innovation in Practical Orientation) (1978)
– Universität Hamburg: Gewerkschaftspolitik (Policy of Labor Unions) (1978)
– Gewerkschaftstheorien (Theories of Labor Union) (1977/78)


TEACHING AREAS AS SENOIR LECTURER; SUBSTITUTE; ASSISTANT; ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

Education Political Science  Sociology 
– Educational System (national and international)
– Educational Reform (in particular Implementation)
– Public Private Partnership in Education
– School Leadership
– Quality Development
– Education and Social Inequality
– Teacher Training
– Education Economy
– Education Planning
– Curriculum Development
– Educational Institution Building
– Civic Education
– Political Implementation
– Political Transformation
– Political Theory
– Industrial Relations
– Political Parties and Elections
– Education Sociology
– Action Research
– Political Socialisation
– Science Sociology
– Social Structure
– Sociology of Industrial Relations