Review of “Postformal Education” in “Journal of Transformative Education”

BOOK REVIEW by Gabrielle Donnelly, Acadia University, Nova Scotia in “Journal of Transformative Education” 15(4): 377-379. A Journal of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE). Postformal Education skillfully navigates the urgency and challenges embedded in these times, as well as the tremendous possibilities present within education, offering a vision for a new…

Review of “Postformal Education” in the ‘Research Bulletin’

Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures by Jennifer M. Gidley (Springer, 2016) BOOK REVIEW by David K. Scott, Former Chancellor at UMass (Amherst) in the Waldorf Research Institute’s “Research Bulletin” 2017 Volume 22 (1): 66-68. Postformal Education, as a title, may appear forbidding. However, the reader will discover a book on transforming education, in which the word…

Review of “Postformal Education” in ‘Policy Futures in Education’

Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures by Jennifer M. Gidley (Springer, 2016) BOOK REVIEW by Daniella J. Forster, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia in “Policy Futures in Education” (2017) June. BRIEF EXTRACT: “Few books offer such a broad scope of transdisciplinary scholarship, nor attempt to defend an education which takes aim at ‘planet-sized’ problems. Postformal Education:…

Review of “Postformal Education” in the ‘International Journal of Children’s Spirituality’

Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures by Jennifer M. Gidley (Springer, 2016) BOOK REVIEW by Marian de Souza, ACU & Federation University in “International Journal of Children’s Spirituality” Vol. 22 (2), April 2017, pp. 179-180. BRIEF EXTRACT: “This book certainly provides a valuable resource for educators who are looking for inspiring, novel and creative ways…

Review of “Postformal Education” in the Journal ‘Foresight’

Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures by Jennifer M. Gidley (Springer, 2016) BOOK REVIEW by Philip Hadridge, Director, Idenk, Cambridge, UK in “FORESIGHT” (2017) 19 (1): 81 – 82. BRIEF EXTRACT: “Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex 
Futures… explores the future of education pedagogy. Jennifer Gidley has produced a work that repays studying. It … sows seeds.…