Personalised and Adaptive Learning


The Innovator's Mindset

This week, I have reviewed one of my favourite books on educational leadership.

George Couros is a Canadian educational consultant, specialising in innovation and leadership.  His work emphasises his belief that heart to heart connections are a prerequisite for meaningful change.  Couros’ popular book, The Innovator's Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity (IM) is the subject of this review.  The reviewer examined the Kindle Fire version, running to 252 pages, and published by Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc. on October 20, 2015.  

IM aims to support educators and school leaders to create and encourage a culture of innovation in today’s students and schools.  However, the nature of the book means that it is equally appropriate for people in fields beyond education; for instance, business and medical leaders will gain much insight into developing a culture of innovation and IM can provide the catalyst for this.  The crux of IM revolves around Couros’…