kdnolan.com Kieran is driven by three tenets: innovation, disruption, and lifelong learning.
Kieran is the learning programs director for the Digital Playhouse Foundation, a charity which runs a number of projects including; the TheSchoolofBitcoin (a Decentralised Autonomous Education System (DAES) - an open network of empowered learners), and Bitcoin Australia Meetups (a VR, in person and video conference meetup across Australia)
He runs two Bitcoin podcasts BitcoinAggregated (a Bitcoin news podcast built on lightning) and #getoffzero (a podcast documenting Bitcoin learning journeys)
During his time as Educational Technologist at Wooranna Park Primary School, his strategic leadership led the school to launching a 24/7 International Virtual Learning Environment in Minecraft, Victoria’s first CoderDojo, Australia’s first Immersive Education Club, the world’s youngest Cisco class, and the very first, student centric, School on the Blockchain.
He has spoken at a multitude of prominent conferences including; BETTS, Immersive Education (Paris), Wall Street (NYC), FYA, Australian Financial Review (SYD), Minecon, EduTech (SYD), and Future Schools among many others.
His work has garnered a fair amount of media attention, including The George Lucas Foundation, Bitcoin.com, The Age, and Australian Teacher Magazine. He also made the the educator hotlist in both 2019 & 2020