Recap for Training Team meeting August 3, 2021

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The agenda for the meeting can be found here

Introductions and Welcome

@courane01, @arasae, @binarygary, @peteringersoll, @afshanadiya, @femKreations, @Webtechpooja — Thank you for attending our meeting!Warm welcome to @Rajsmah Catindoy@yoga1103@Kelvin Zimmerman@Benachi  in Slack.


  • Notes! In the future, we would like existing contributors to help us onboard some new contributors to be able to take notes.
  • UX Survey – please complete and share the survey (with any and all social groups, here and on other social media) to help us improve Learn. We’ve kept it open until August 13th roughly to gather more feedback.
  • Who can Learn help? This is a summary of the different potential users of Learn. 
  • Badges for courses A proposal for creating badges for course completion. Take a look at this link, and please provide feedback there — if you love it, have questions, have additional thoughts, or generally just want to send support, please do so there!
  • WCUS is coming up. A few suggested topics jump out:
    • WordPress in the classroom/educational setting
    • Why should companies make contributing to open sourceOpen Source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. a priority
    • Finding your place to contribute
    • WordPress for the next generation
    • Please do reach out if you’d like to participate for WCUS in a group talk submission.
  • APAC Meeting. If you know of folks interested in the APAC timezones, help us get the word out.
  • Regular meetings for specific areas of focus: the training team is considering creating more time to work with contributors around specific topics. Some of these might be:
    • Subject matter experts/advisors
    • Lesson plan creators
    • Instructional designers
    • Workshop creators


This is what we’re working on this month.

If you’re not sure who can conduct instructional reviews or what the different roles are, this guide is for you:

Open Discussions

Upcoming Meetings

  • Friday 1000 UTC Office hour, weekly
  • Tuesday 1600 UTC Team meeting, weekly
    • New! Hang out after this meeting on Zoom or in #Slack to talk lesson planning, unit objectives, and ask any questions you might have.
  • Friday 1230 UTC Coffee Hour; come say ‘hi’ and get to know the Training team!

Training Team Mission

The WordPress training team helps people learn to use, extend, and contribute to WordPress through synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as downloadable lesson plans for instructors to use in live environments, via

Getting Invovled

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in, comment on posts, and participate in meetings and on projects.

Team Links:

#audit, #badges, #sprint