Training Team Meeting Recap – 24th October 2023

The agenda we will be working on can be found on our 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. project board:

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Introductions and Welcome

There were 13 attendees: @devmuhib, @webtechpooja, @huzaifaalmesbah, @ethicaladitya, @lada7042, @sumitsingh, @nayanchamp7, @yuli-yang (async), @bsanevans (async), @benjirahmed (async), @gwallace87, (async) @sierratr (async)

We’ve had several new people join the channel recently. Let’s get introduced to 8 new people here:

@Dylan Howell, @Ed Duncan, @t-p, @Sakib, @Hend Chen, @huei

Welcome to Training. What is your interest in Learn/Training, and what do you enjoy outside of WordPress?


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Looking for feedback

Looking for feedback: Updates to GitHub issue templates and labels

We need feedback on what labels and templates in GitHub bring the most value and are still relevant to our needs.

  • Help Audit content for Learning Pathways

We need volunteers to help us identify the content we can utilize or enhance and incorporate it into our lessons.

Looking for volunteers

  • We have priority issues that need updating open in GitHub that are labeled 6.4

With just a few more weeks until WordPress 6.4 is released, we have a few tasks we need your help with:

  • :mag: Looking for a Contributor Hour host to help assign and answer questions about these issues cc/ @Courtney P.K @Courtney

If you are interested in helping creating/updating 6.4 related issues, please reach out to us.

Updates from last week’s dev-squad triage session

There was no dev-squad triage this week.

Other News

Anyone can nominate a Training 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.! Self-nominations are welcome, too. To nominate someone or yourself, please comment on this post. If you would like to nominate someone in private, please reach out to @Pooja Derashri, @Ben Evans or @Destiny

We also clarified with the Training Team Faculty members that with this 2 year guideline, Benjamin Evans and Destiny Kanno will automatically stay on as Team Reps for 2024.

Since they will be staying on to complete their second year and they are onboard the newest Training Team Representative, only one Team Rep spot will be open for 2024.

Team rep AFK Update

  • Ben + Destiny are away from Oct 21 – Oct 28 on a business trip
  • Destiny AFK Oct 30 week
  • Pooja is away from Oct 28 – Oct 29 to attend 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. Mumbai

During this time please leave any message/query in this channel and so the other faculty members can help you around. Thanks

  • Hacktoberfest is happening!

Come read this new post detailing how to get involved in this program with your contributions to the Training Team

Open requests for review

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Project Updates

Learning Pathways

The first three Learning Pathway outlines have been published, and the content the team already has that can be used for these pathways have been audited :raised_hands::skin-tone-3: Keep an eye out in future team meetings for what steps will happen next.

:eyes: In case you missed latest update on this project

Open Discussion

That is all we had on our agenda today. Looks like there are not many things to discuss today. Thanks for joining.

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