Training Team Meeting Recap – January 11, 2024

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 22 attendees:  @bsanevans@webtechpooja, @gwallace87, @sierratr, @piyopiyofox, @lada7042, @sancastiza, @courtneypk, @eboxnet, @digitalchild  (async), @amitpatelmd (async), @jhimross (async), @robinpal (async), @vanpariyar (async), @hellosatya (async), @onealtr (async), @devmuhib(async), @quitevisible(async), @psykro (async), @sumitsingh (async), @sakibsnaz (async)

We’ve had some new people join the channel recently. @kawsaralameven@karson9, @corinaburri, @arkenon@dev0ghost@wpdata, @up1512001, @shadabali,  @bridgetwes, @ohthatspaul, @akojif, @lefadev22@josiahw93, @flexseth, @mgoncarova — Welcome! 


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Looking for feedback

Each year, the Training Team takes some time at the beginning of the year to brainstorm goals for the year. We’ll be hosting two sessions next week, so feel free to join either… or both :star2: Sessions will be recorded for folks to watch later and anyone can add feedback in the session threads in Slack

  • Help the team brainstorm contribution ideas for the team to work on at 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. Asia 2024.

WordCamp Asia is almost here, and Training will be hosting a contributor table at the event. Thank you to our table leads @west7 and @digitalchild for volunteering

The Training Team continues to update and clarify the requirements of applying for a team badge. Jonathan has started a conversation for us to clarify the requirements for code contributions. Please leave your feedback on the post by January 26th 

Looking for volunteers

Each week, the team hosts a dev-squad triage session, where they triage website development 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. issues. In that process, the squad mark issues they think would be great for first-time contributors to start on. 

One of the content types Training publishes on Learn WordPress is – Online Workshops. As we start the new year, we’d like to invite anyone in the team to apply to host or co-host a workshop this year.

Updates from last week’s dev-squad triage session

Off for the holidays- check for the next meeting

If you’re interested in participating, come visit the #meta-learn Slack channel at 7:00 UTC. You’ll find the time shown in your local timezone on the Training Team’s meeting calendar.

Other News

Next week’s team meeting will be conducted over a video call and will focus on brainstorming 2024 goals. The call link will be published in the Training channel 5 minutes before the meeting starts. If you’d like to attend with audio only, or just join in on the Slack threads, that would be great, too

Open requests for review

Currently, we have 15 pieces of content in the review stage. That’s exciting! You can find the list of content here:

Project Updates

 Learning Pathways on Learn WordPress is one of the biggest priorities of the Training Team right now. Here’s an update on how that project is going.

  • We have some first-draft redesign edits and thumbnails up for review, and will connect with Design re: the next steps next week:

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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