Roland has an active interest in the development of online learning communities, open education and software freedom, He is a cohost of the #ACCELN show and a social-media evangelist who enjoys teaching digital learning and science in Melbourne, Australia. As a GLOBE trained teacher his work spans a range of environmental issues using blended learning to bridge Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. Over the past two decades he has presented and published at ISTE, ACEC, VITTA and ICTEV conferences and groups. He is a recipient of the 2010 ACCE Educator of the year Award and 2012 ISTE Making IT Happen Award. On a quest to split the byte and rejoin Pangaea.