Alexandra Marie Dolan (born 1974) is a journalist, weather presenter and science teacher who went undercover for the documentary Undercover Teacher, produced by Allen Jewhurst. For this, she was suspended from teaching for one year by the General Teaching Council with the claim that 'breached student trust'. The decision has received criticism from both teachers and commentators.
She was born in Cuckfield, in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex. She has an older brother (born 1973). She grew up in Cambridge. She attended The Leys School, and studied Marine Biology at Newcastle University. Susie Fowler-Watt, a fellow presenter at Look East also came from Sussex (Uckfield) then studied at Cambridge University (Trinity Hall, Cambridge).
More recently, Dolan has been employed as a presenter on Sky's Ocean TV programme Ocean Rescue. Alex returned to presenting the weather on BBC Look East on 5 January 2016 following maternity leave.
- Lazy Students, 25 March 2009 http://www.lazystudents.org/2009/03/alex-dolan-undercover-teacher-suspended.html
- Alex Dolan Retrieved 22 June 2011