National commissioner reveals his plans to shake up academies system

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As you open your new year’s edition of Tes and turn your attention to this article and picture, you may find yourself wondering: who is that? That, my friends, is Dominic Herrington, the new national schools commissioner.

His name may ring a bell with some – he hit the headlines late last year after he said that education was not on the verge of a big funding crisis. (Three guesses what the reaction of the teaching community was to that statement …) That aside, he does have plans for the academies system, which has been battered by bad press over CEO pay and failed trusts.

Herrington told Tes ...

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