• Covid-19: MATs should use resources to help 'vulnerable' schools recover, says Herrington

    Multi-academy trusts should use their “considerable” capacity and resources to help vulnerable schools recover from Covid-19, the national schools commissioner has said. Dominic Herrington told the Schools and Academies Show today that relationships between trusts and schools had improved during the pandemic as leaders locally have pulled together to keep educating pupils, and that he

    18.34 Nov. 17th, 2020 | News

  • Partial closures 'will continue until we have a vaccine', says national schools commissioner

    Schools having to fully and partially close and then reopen will “become a way of life” until a coronavirus vaccine is found, the national schools commissioner has said. Opening, reopening, closing, partially closing will continue until we have a vaccine, become a way of life Dominic Herrington issued the warning during an online conference for academy

    12.48 Sep. 24th, 2020 | News

  • What do the best education system leaders do?

    When I describe system leadership, what I mean is the way that groups of talented leaders work together to form plans and take decisions that have an impact on the outcomes and experiences of children in a whole community, and not just the school they attend. Why is this important?  When we are planning something

    5.00 Jul. 4th, 2016 | Opinion