Dominic Herrington

Dominic Herrington

Dominic Herrington is the National Schools Commissioner (NSC). He was appointed on 23 April 2019, after holding the position on an interim basis since September 2018.

Prior to his appointment, Dominic was the Regional Schools Commissioner (RSC) for South East England and South London from July 2014 to September 2018.

His previous roles include:

  • Director of the Academies Group at the Department for Education
  • working on a range of policies and programmes at DfE in school improvement, vocational education, children’s services and education legislation
  • working at Warwick and Birmingham Universities

Dominic is also a trustee of the Brilliant Club, a national charity that supports disadvantaged children to gain access to the most competitive universities.

Articles from this author

My Day as a Teaching Assistant

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Reflections on COVID

When the history of this period of education is written, one of the things that will certainly stand out is the response of our school system to an unparalleled...

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The Importance of Strong and Resilient MATs

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