Training Team Meeting Recap – 13th June 2023

This meeting followed this meeting agenda post. You can see conversations from the meeting in this Slack Log. (If you don’t have a SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at account, you can set one up.)

This meeting was held in the APAC time zone, led by @piyopiyofox

Introductions and Welcome

There were 23 attendees: @piyopiyofox, @piyushmultidots, @Webtechpooja, @chetan200891, @ronakganatra, @sumitsingh, @thisisyeasin, @chaion07, @margheweb, @jominney, @faguni22, @quitevisible, @onealtr, @sagarladani, @hderashri, @prashantbhivsane, @vishalbhisara, @karthickmurugan, @lada7042, @ardianimaya (async), @west7(async) , @afrin29 (async) , @bsanevans (async)

There were 18 people who just joined the team, especially from WCEU: @daniedmola @pieroaiello @mahfuzul @jdsofttech @akshayshah5189 @darshandagli @khushal033 @vishalbhisara) @james-roberts @jmorley88 @mjaragon03 @joen @archiplace2015 @ninomiho @emmawager @cliffpaulick @pamprn @anydog


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Looking for feedback

Recap and Next Steps: Training Team Onboarding

Some people provided feedback on the training team’s onboarding. The team is looking for more feedback, and the request is open to all.

You can submit your feedback by 18th June, as @bsanevans is looking for feedback.

There are some specific questions that you can rely upon:

  • Do you have any other observations or feedback about the Onboarding Programme? 
  • What are your thoughts about the proposed Guide program? 
  • Any other ideas that would improve the onboarding experience for new contributors to the Training Team?

@jpantani talked in the thread and asked which features should be highlighted in the upcoming 6.3 release. You can join and share your ideas in the thread. 
@joen shared a design update of the Learn WordPress landing page. And the team members are to share their feedback on the design.

Looking for Volunteers

One of the best ways to contribute to the training team is by volunteering. You can join this fascinating contribution in these ways:

  • Come join the Training Team as a Translation Coordinator (Faculty role): Being a translator contributor, you can directly contribute to the training team and boost the team effort to make the ‘Learn WordPress’ project more exciting and globally accessible.
  • Implementing Learning Pathways #1577
    • @courane01 has started the development to make Learn WordPress more structured with learning pathways for the learners.
    • Please indicate interest in the GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. issue if you’d like to join the project.
  • WordPress Contributor Mentorship Program: Pilot Programme Proposal
    • Each team has been asked to dedicate at least one team member. It’s still open for any faculty members to volunteer.
  • For the upcoming WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. US, the team reps are preparing a brainstorming and table-lead volunteer post. You can keep an eye over it – Flagship WordCamp Contributor Day handbook page
  • Team Meeting Hosts and Coffee Hour Hosts
    • Training Team coffee hour or meeting is a great way to help keep the team running
  • Looking for a co-host for the Coffee Hour:
  • Looking for the Meeting Hosts
    • June 20 – need volunteer (EMEA/AMER) 
    • June 27 – need volunteer (APAC) 
    • July 4 – need volunteer (EMEA/AMER) 
    • July 11 – need volunteer (APAC)

Other News

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Other ways to contribute: Ready to start contributing? Here are a couple of ways to get involved today!

Join the Training Team Welcome Committee!: Help us welcome new members to the Training Team and foster our growing community.

You can see all meetings scheduled on this meeting calendar. If you are new to the Training Team, then come walk through our onboarding program to get to know the team and how we work. And if you have questions, feel free to reach out in the #training Slack channel at any time.

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