Training Team Goals for 2023

You can find our asynchronous discussion on Team Goal Setting for 2023 here.


In 2023, the Training Team will empower users to achieve their goals with WordPress through actionable and practical learning experiences that bring the community together.


The Training Team’s values are DEIB, Collaborative, Sustainable Growth, Impact, and Empathy. Folks can read more about them on our Team Values handbook page.

Goals to roll over from 2022

Listed below are goals session participants thought would be good to roll over into the 2023 goals.

  • Release roadmap of new content (that isn’t tied to WP releases/features)
  • Assess the content that has the largest impact.
  • Plan promotions with the Marketing Team.
  • Individual Learner survey (tied to Needs analysis)
  • Curriculum Advisory Board (working title) planning and outreach
  • Site functionality roadmap


The new goals session participants would like to see the Training Team work on this year are listed below.

March to June 2023

  • Create a Learn newsletter for learners.
  • Create a Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. checklist/template.
  • A fully documented process set up for folks working on content localization.
  • Plan a course for beginner WordPress users.
  • Plan promotions with the Marketing Team.
  • Individual Learner survey (tied to Needs analysis).
  • Establish monthly recurring onboarding Online Workshops in different timezones for training team roles.
  • Create a dev road map for the Learn siteLearn site The Training Team publishes its completed lesson plans at which is often referred to as the "Learn" site..
  • Get involved with the redesign work happening on Learn.

July to September 2023

  • Release roadmap of new content (that isn’t tied to WP releases/features).
  • Assess the content that has the largest impact.
  • Test out a course creation cohort method that will work as a group to create one course together.
  • Work more closely with AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (
  • Figure out a method to manage localized content translation.
  • Nurturing the Locale Ambassadors program (making sure people who show up have people they can connect with).
  • Any goals rolled over from the previous quarter.

October to December 2023

  • Audit Handbook.
  • Plan a structured way to showcase Learn WordPress content.
  • Curriculum Advisory Board (working title) planning and outreach.
  • Any goals rolled over from previous quarters.


What could potentially make these goals difficult to achieve, and what specific actions can be taken to overcome any obstacles?  Dependencies, risks, etc.

  • Awareness about Learn WordPress and value proposition.
  • Quality/accuracy control of materials.
  • Keep pace with WordPress releases.
  • Time – Availability for existing and new: content creators, site developers, volunteer/self-sponsored contributors, and sponsored contributors.
  • The scope of Who can Learn WordPress help is a vast audience.


Attendees: Thanks to @bsanevans, @piyopiyofox, @webtechpooja, @courane01, @chetan200891, @amitpatelmd, @digitalchild, @nomadskateboarding, @sagarladani

Proofreading: Thanks also to @bsanevans and @piyopiyofox for proofreading this summary of the goals for 2023.

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