Open Drupal - Training

OpenDrupal aims to open new doors into Drupal. It can be difficult to start a career as a Drupal developer, and many young people aren’t aware it’s an option. With cooperation from developers, educators and the community, we can create high quality, free and Open Source training materials to make it easier to run effective Drupal training programmes.

Let’s make it easier to become part of the Drupal community, encourage and enable companies to invest in Apprenticeships, Internships and Training, and work together, sharing knowledge and setting standards.

For more info see the website: http://opendrupal.org

We've started prototyping a curriculum in Google Drive, here: https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0ByiysEQCBIteU3Q4eU1JT01PcEU/edit

Please do not post job adverts in this group. This group is about creating training programmes, and nobody will look here for job adverts. You can use the Drupal Jobs group here: http://groups.drupal.org/drupal-jobs

Valerie Boucher's picture

New Drupal Podcast Episode: Organic Groups

The latest episode of The Open Mic podcast discussing Organic Groups is available for download here: http://www.opin.ca/en/article/open-mic-episode-6-organic-groups

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Drupal Global Training Days @ Rome

Start: 
2016-02-05 09:00 - 18:00 Europe/Rome
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

The classic "Drupal Global Training Days" in an amazing place: the University of Rome "La Sapienza".

Organized by bmeme and Sparkfabrik with "La Sapienza" University of Rome, the Drupal Global Training Days arrives in Rome.

A full day of training and insights about Drupal and the new release Drupal 8.

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Drupal Global Training Cluj-Napoca

Start: 
2016-02-05 (All day) - 2016-02-06 (All day) Europe/Bucharest
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Drupal Global Training Days is an exciting initiative from the Drupal Association to introduce new and beginning users to Drupal. The Association partners with companies around the world to make newcomers to the Drupal community feel inspired and empowered to start great work.

PITECH+PLUS is one of the partners and wants to educate more people on the Drupal project.

How will this happen?

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"DrupalCon Exposed" The Open Mic Podcast, Episode 3

The third episode of The Open Mic podcast is out now and available for download here - http://www.opin.ca/en/article/open-mic-episode-3-drupalcon-exposed.

The hosts discuss their experiences at past DrupalCons, and what they expect from 2016.

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New Drupal Podcast! Episode 2 of The Open Mic

Check out the second episode of The Open Mic, a biweekly Drupal podcast about all things from open source to project management and more.

This week's podcast discusses developer environments and the variety of tools available when making websites - http://www.opin.ca/en/article/open-mic-episode-2-developer-environments

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DrupalYOW: Front-End Development with Drupal 8

Start: 
2015-11-12 18:00 - 21:00 America/Toronto
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us for at the November DrupalYOW for a night of networking and presentations about front-end workflow and development with Drupal 8.

Some of the OPIN Software team will discuss their front-end development and use of twig filters for Drupal 8.

Twig is the new template engine for Drupal 8, which offers many performance and security updates to the platform. Chris Smith will explain the various twig filters, how to extend their base features and create your own.

RSVP on http://www.meetup.com/DrupalYOW/events/226463013/ today!

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DrupalYOW "Pass It On" August 2015

Start: 
2015-08-13 18:00 - 21:00 America/Toronto
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us for a drink as we debrief the recent DrupalCamp Ottawa conference and discuss the importance of empowering your client throughout the process to effectively pass off a project!

OPIN Software Inc. will be hosting the free monthly DrupalYOW Meetup in collaboration with the Ottawa Drupal Association. Whether you’re Dries Buyteart himself or just a part-time dabbler in the Drupal world, all are welcome. We intend to have a drink, share some knowledge, make friends, and hopefully learn some new things on the way!

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The next round of the UK Drupal Apprenticeship is coming

There's recently been a few posts (and a new website!) announcing the next round of the UK Drupal Apprenticeship and we now have a recognised curriculum and qualification specific to Drupal for the apprentices to follow.

if you're interested in learning more, helping out, or taking on an apprentice read on here:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/worlds-first-accredited-drupal-qualificat...

http://drupalapprentice.uk/

This is good for Drupal, good for young people and can also be good for your company!

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Cebu Drupal Meetup in June: Topic1. Building a Drupal Site, Topic2. Symfony & D8

Start: 
2015-06-30 07:00 - 09:00 Asia/Manila
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Topic 1. Building a Drupal Site

I. Overview Requirements

II. Installation

III. Admin Tour

IV. Extend Drupal

V. Modules

VI. Themes

Beginner's Level

Presentor: Leo Tan, a young & passionate drupal developer who's also active in the drupal community.

Topic 2. Symfony and D8

I. Symfony OOP

II. Bundle implementation in Symfony

III. Symfony Routing vs Drupal hook_menu

IV. Symfony Service container

Intermediate to Advance level

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Drupal University Tour (Report)

The drupal university tour was a campaign we (solomonkitumba & benjaminkyta Drupal.org usernames) conducted across a number of universities in uganda including Makerere university Kampala, Kyambogo university , Mbarara university of Science and technology, Uganda christian University, Kampala international university, and it started in November of 2014 instead of October of 2014 like we had planned. due to the fact that the grant money came in later that we expected, giving us a little set back, which meant adjusting the original planned dates to fit into the university schedules.

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DrupalCon LA

Hey all, will anyone be at DrupalCon LA, and want to sit down to discuss the Open Drupal project? I'll be there with the whole Drupalize.Me team and I'm interested in seeing what the group's plans are and if there are ways that Drupalize.Me could get involved.

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Free Webinar by Megan Sanicki, COO, Drupal Association: Cracking the Community Code

Start: 
2015-04-15 21:30 - 22:30 Asia/Kolkata
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Building communities is an artsy science that is a strategic initiative for organizations of all kinds from nonprofit to for-profit. In this webinar, we will remove the mystery of building thriving online communities. We will look at community building best practices from leading community managers such as Jono Bacon of Ubuntu, and will understand how to use these pro-tips to grow and nurture global communities through a case study on Drupal.

Why Should You Attend This?

o To learn how the Drupal community grows and is nurtured
o To learn about the community management best practices

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[Free Webinar] Drupal 8: Frontend for Backenders

Start: 
2015-04-01 12:00 - 13:00 America/New_York
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Drupal 8 will ship with a fancy new template engine (Twig) and a simpler theme layer. In this webinar, our speaker will show you some goodies from Twig and give you a walkthrough on how to get started with it.

He will also talk about the major problems that people were facing in working with Drupal 7 and what the community has done to make it better. This webinar will show - in both practical examples and on a broader scale - why Drupal 8 will make peace between backenders and frontenders.

Why Should You Attend This?

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Forcontu is offering 10 x Drupal Training Scholarships

Forcontu is offering 10 x Training Scholarships for the Expert in Drupal 7 online course (valued at USD1350). If you want to apply, complete the form before April 15, 2015. On April 16 we will announce the 10 winners of a scholarship to join the course completely free. The course will be conducted from May 4 to December 4 (7 months).

More information and registration at:

http://www.forcontu.com/en/10-drupal-training-scholarships

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Drupal + Udemy = Drudemy. Come join the fun!

I have settled on using Udemy as my exclusive platform for delivering Drupal education. I'm so excited to start taking advantage of all the great tools the platform offers and I am laying the groundwork for engaging extensively with my students. I've got four challenges I'll be issuing to my students during the month of March, with a prize for each one as well as a Grand Prize at the end. It would be great to have you play along!

Join for free.

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First course has been published. Pilot members / feedback welcome

The Kickstarter campaign was not funded, but that does not mean it wasn't successful. I have published my first Udemy course to continue the progress on the vision. Here are 250 coupons to access the course for free:

https://www.udemy.com/getting-started-with-drupal-for-total-beginners/?c...

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Greetings and Heads Up!

I'm so excited to find out about this group! I could just squeal :-)

I have talked with @hedley and he gave me the go-ahead to post about a Kickstarter campaign that is aimed at creating Teach Yourself Drupal, a free and totally open source Drupal learning resource.

Please check it out and back it for any amount. Spread the word!

I will be working with @hedley to see how we can combine our efforts and use the funding from the campaign to serve the overall initiative.

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Help Grow Drupal Talent

I have been working with Crispin Read, Hedley Smith and Peter Brownell to set up and run a Drupal Apprenticeship programme for school/college leavers. The programme kicks off with a two week course covering the OpenDrupal Curriculum, and continues with training and support over the course of the apprenticeship. It will include contact with other apprentices and training with experienced Drupal developers, aiming to build strong links within the Drupal community.

Have you considered employing an Apprentice?

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Drupal university tour uganda

On behalf of Kyta labs am organising drupal training in the major universities in Uganda with he theme of making web development easy with drupal mainly drupalising the web.
i called the drupal university tour and the tour is starting on the 11th /october/2014 at makerere university Kampala which is ranked the number one university in uganda.

we intend to spread the knowledge of drupal to university students who intend to build careers out of web development.

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Open Drupal platform and curriculum research

I've just written up some research and thoughts on the next iteration of the curriculum and building a web platform, based on some research.

So if you're interested in making some suggestions or comments on shaping this free and open source curriculum they'll be very helpful.

There's a issue in the GitHub issue tracker over here with full details: https://github.com/OpenDrupal/opendrupal/issues/7

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