Genea Alexander

Genea Alexander

Senior Lecturer in Primary Education

Primary Education

Contact Details

email: genea.alexander@worc.ac.uk
tel: 01905 542561

Genea Alexander has worked in education for many years. As an experienced primary teacher, Genea secured a post as a sessional lecturer at the university, working in both roles until she made the move into higher education on a permanent basis.

Genea teaches on the Primary Initial Teacher Education (with QTS) BA (Hons) and PGCE - Primary (QTS) courses within the Department for Primary Education. Genea’s current roles include ‘The Learning Child: Pedagogy and Practice - Teaching and Learning for All’ Module Leader on the PGCE - Primary (QTS) course and Primary Languages Subject Lead.

Genea is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a committee member of the National Primary Teacher Education Council (NaPTEC) and co-author of several publications.

Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • PG Cert. in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • MA Education
  • BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests:

  • Pedagogy and professional practice
  • Primary languages
  • Primary music

Research Interests:

  • Learning and teaching
  • Primary education
  • Languages education
  • Arts education
  • Creativity and education

Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Committee member of the National Primary Teacher Education Council (NaPTEC).

Publications

Carroll, J. and Alexander, G. (2020) The Teachers’ Standards in Primary Schools: Understanding and Evidencing Effective Practice. 2nd edn. London: SAGE Publications

Alexander, G. and Sutton, J. (2019) The Teacher’s Palette: ‘Creative and Holistic Learning Spaces’, in Ogier, S. (ed.) A Broad and Balanced Curriculum in Primary Schools London: Learning Matters/SAGE Publications

Alexander, G. and Sutton, J. (2018) ‘Thinking Outside the Box:  How can you maximize the potential of the learning and teaching environment?’, in Carden, C. (ed.) Primary Teaching: An exploration of learning and teaching in primary schools today. London: Learning Matters/SAGE Publications

Carroll, J. and Alexander, G. N. (2016) The Teachers’ Standards in Primary Schools: Understanding and Evidencing Effective Practice London: SAGE Publications