About ‘Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures’

My book ‘Postformal Education’ was published in August 2016 by Springer International. Now available to purchase: http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319290683# TABLE OF CONTENTS (12 chapters) Introduction
  Abstract The book I offer you is about radical change. It explains why the current education model, which was developed in the 19th century to meet the needs of industrial expansion, is obsolete.…

Postformal Education

Postformal Education: A Philosophy for Complex Futures (Springer, 2016) This book explains why the current education model, which was developed in the 19th century to meet the needs of industrial expansion, is obsolete. It points to the need for a new approach to education designed to prepare young people for global uncertainty, accelerating change and unprecedented complexity.The book…

Drivers of “New Urbanisation”: Sustainability and Creativity

  While the dominant drivers of the old urbanization (industrialization and globalization) were inextricably linked to the economic paradigm, the new urbanization is underpinned by different motives. The drivers of the new urbanization (or “new urbanism”[i]) include sustainability and the creativity required to build a sustainable post-industrial urban imaginary that values “people and planet over…