• 5 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Personal profile

Research interests

Policies, standards and frameworks for education of children and youth with vision impairment or other disabilities

Digital platforms for professional learning, including braille eLearning programs

Disability-inclusive education in low income countries

National implementation and financing of UN conventions/treaties, including Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Education 2030 Framework for Action and Sustainable Development Goals

Community engagement

President, the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment

Executive Member, World Blind Union

Chair, ICEVI Governance Committee

Chair, ICEVI Communications Committee

Member, IDDC Inclusive Education Task Group, International Disability and Development Consortium

Member, Zonta Club of Melbourne on Yarra, Zonta International

Education/Academic qualification

Education, Doctor of Philosophy

Education, Master of Special Education (Sensory Disability) (Honours)

Education, Bachelor of Education (Special Education)

Education, Bachelor of Arts with the Diploma of Education

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Research Outputs

  • 5 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 3 Article
  • 2 Edited Book/Anthology

Vision impairment, educational principles and practice: implications for families and children

Gentle, F. (ed.), Silveira, S. (ed.) & Gallimore, D. (ed.), 2019, North Rocks, N.S.W.: North Rocks Press. 103 p. (RIDBC Renwick Centre Monograph; no. 2)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Vision impairment, educational principles and practice: some fundamentals

Silveira, S., Gentle, F. & Gallimore, D., 2016, North Rocks, N.S.W.: North Rocks Press. 93 p. (RIDBC Renwick Centre Monograph; no. 1)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

  • New dots Downunder: The implementation of Unified English Braille (UEB) in Australian schools

    Gentle, F., Steer, M. & Howse, J., 2012, In : The British Journal of Visual Impairment. 30, 3, p. 197-200 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Insights from six blind Australian women

    Gentle, F., 2008, In : The British Journal of Visual Impairment. 26, 1, p. 99-108 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A taxonomy of assessment accommodations for students with vision impairments in Australian schools

    Steer, M., Gale, G. & Gentle, F., 2007, In : The British Journal of Visual Impairment. 25, 2, p. 169-177 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Prizes

    Alumni Award for Regional Leadership

    Frances Gentle (Recipient), 17 Oct 2012

    Prize: Honorary award

    Lifetime Achievement Award

    Frances Gentle (Recipient), 7 May 2013

    Prize: Honorary award

    Officer, General Division of the Order of Australia

    Frances Gentle (Recipient), 11 Jun 2018

    Prize: Honorary award