Training Team Meeting Recap – 11th July 2023

This meeting followed this meeting agenda in GitHub. 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.)

Introductions and Welcome

There were 20 attendees: @bsanevans, @digitalchild, @webtechpooja, @iamasadpolash, @piyopiyofox, @thisisyeasin, @dhanendran, @chaion07, @piyushmultidots, @sumitsingh, @piyushmultidots, @karthickmurugan, @psykro, @onealtr (async), @amitpatelmd (async), @lada7042 (async), @quitevisible (async), @courane01 (async), @courtneypk (async), @west7 (async)

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Looking for feedback

  • The Training Team used to announce published content in weekly meetings. The team recently moved this and tested a weekly roundup message. They were so seeking feedback for this new change.
  • The meaning team now has the #training-notifications channel, announcing when new content has been published. Would that channel be enough?

Looking for volunteers

One of the best ways to contribute to the training team is by volunteering.

  • The team has been updating its 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. processes. @bsanevans will be working on the next batch of changes from July 31st, and he’s looking for other volunteers who would like to work on this with me.
    • Please you’re requested to read the post and leave a comment there if you’d like to get involved – Read now
  • @iamasadpolash showed his interest in being a volunteer by raising an issue on GitHub and asking if it’s considered to be a contribution or not.
  • The team asked for help to make sure the insights in the analysis and results of the individual learner Survey don’t get lost.
    • This survey brought to light many important data about the audience learning about WordPress. As there was a lot of information in it, and the team doesn’t want to let that get lost!
    • @bsanevans asked to volunteer to share the content of that analysis post in smaller posts, maybe once every two weeks or so. Team reps are open to other ideas, too!

Updates from last week’s dev-squad triage session

Other News

  • Announcement: Updates to team meeting times – This is an important post, and the team asks all team members to read through the details there. In particular, they have created a form to decide when to host the new APAC Coffee Hour
  • Expertise needed: Learn how to vet content topic ideas for the Training Team: The process to vet content topic ideas was recently updated. @bsanevans will be hosting some online workshops later this week to walk through the new process. Take a look at the post for details.
    • Anyone is free to attend! (This would be great for @faculty-smes too!)
  • :tada:Training Team 2023 Half-Year Review:tada::
  • This post looks at everything the team has achieved this year so far, and what projects we have lined up next. So far, the team completed 5 out of 9 projects we wanted to complete by June, and also 2 projects we wanted to complete by September. That’s significant progress!! Let’s celebrate this achievement!
  • Everyone was requested to highlight their contribution to the training team in 2023 so far!
    • What contributions did you make to Learning WordPress?
    • Or what was an exciting memory from being part of the Training Team this year?
    • @bsanevans shared that he’s really excited that the team got a process for content localization set up. They also have Translation Coordinators onboarded to the Faculty Team
    • @digitalchild continues to review tutorials and provide assistance when he can. He’s planning on doing topic vetting once he can figure it out 
    • @sumitsingh continues joining and helping WP folks to contribute to the community and try to attend the team meeting
    • @piyopiyofox Memory was nominated as a Team RepTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. for the year
    • @webtechpooja is enjoying her second year as a Team rep
    • @psykro exciting memory was able to represent the team
  • @webtechpooja is hosting an Online Workshop next week – Come join the WordPress Training Team!
  • Team reps have published our monthly updates for June

Open requests for review

See our Guidelines for reviewing content to review the following content.

  • Tutorials

Also, the team is looking for volunteers to review the following courses in preparation for the new WordPress Mentorship program starting this week.

So far, @quitevisible has reviewed the first two courses. Would anyone like to review any of the remaining three?

Project Updates

Open Discussions

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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