Ahead of the game

Technology is often seen as a hindrance to pupils’ physical health and learning but isn’t it time we considered the benefits? Alice Sholl speaks to the tech experts and school leaders who advocate taking the leap.

Education Executive, 2015

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Sex education must be more than plastic penises and condoms

British sex education is no better than a set of colourless Ikea assembly instructions for some flat-pack furniture. It needs a full overhaul, forcing teachers to move beyond the biology onto the emotional and physical realities of sex, writes a 20-year-old Alice Sholl.

The Telegraph, 2013

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Julia Gillard can knit all she likes: she’s still a feminist hero

The Australian prime minister has been fighting sexism for years. Yes, it is a bit unexpected that she has penchant for knitting, and decided to strike a weird pose in a women’s magazine while doing so, but does it really matter, asks Alice Sholl.

The Telegraph, 2013

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