Frances is Director, eLearning Services at QUT where she is responsible for leading the development and implementation of strategic University initiatives in teaching and learning with particular respect to the virtual environment and responding to digital disruptions opportunities.
Frances has had 20 years experience in the education industry. She began her career as a secondary teacher after completing a Bachelor of Education (Honours) at QUT. After gaining valuable teaching experience she began her career at Pearson Australia, a leading global provider of digital and print learning and assessment solutions and services. She also completed a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration at the University of Queensland.
At Pearson Australia she held the positions of Editor in Chief and Head of Concept Development and was a member of the Senior Management team for 6 years. In these roles she led the development of Higher Education digital and print learning and teaching solutions.
Over 14 years at Pearson Australia Frances developed extensive experience in developing higher education eLearning products, leadership and strategy development, financial management, negotiation, stakeholder management, team development and change management. Her experience and knowledge supports the concept and asset development of transformational educational solutions and services for the fast changing education industry.
Her key interests include strategy, leadership, change management, eLearning, learning analytics, learning efficacy and serious educational games.
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