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Genea Alexander

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Institute of Education

Contact Details


tel: 01905 542561

Genea’s initial experience of the University of Worcester was as a postgraduate student, where she studied the MA Education. As an experienced teacher, she subsequently secured a sessional lecturing post at the university.  For many years, Genea continued to work as a sessional lecturer and primary teacher simultaneously, until she made the move into higher education on a permanent basis, as a Senior Lecturer in Primary Education.

Genea was the Course Leader for Primary PGCE (QTS) until 2017 and she continues to have an active role in initial teacher training.  As part of a dedicated team, she has enjoyed teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate primary education courses in the areas of Music, Languages and Pedagogy and Professional Practice.  Genea is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of NaPTEC.


MA Education

BA (Hons) in Primary Education with QTS

PG Cert. in Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Education 

PG Cert. in Academic Course Leadership

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests:

  • Primary Languages
  • Pedagogy and Professional Practice
  • Primary Music
  • Creative Arts
Research Interests:
  • Learning and Teaching
  • Arts and Languages Education


Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of NaPTEC


The Teachers’ Standards in Primary Schools: Understanding and Evidencing Effective Practice (2016) London, Sage Publications Ltd.

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities