This group is responsible for all the different Certifications (Administrator, Developer…) Defining the areas for the role. Creating the questions for the tests in English, Spanish and other languages. Plan for internationalization of the program.

Department
Programs
Parent Team
Certification Team
Joomler Position Role Date Started
48e3_Chris_Keen.png Chris Keen Netherlands Team Leader Jun 2015
d60c_claudia-weber-lenck.jpg Claudia Weber-Lenck Germany Assistant Team Leader Sep 2014
c5f7_rick-spaan.jpg Rick Spaan Netherlands Member Oct 2016
0bde_st.jpg Stefanie Thielmann Germany Member Sep 2014
724c_Glip.jpg Wilco Alsemgeest Netherlands Member Dec 2016
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
sara-thornton.jpg Sara United Kingdom Team Leader Jul 2013 Jul 2015
anja-hage.jpg Anja Hage Netherlands Member Sep 2014 Nov 2016
d183_arjen-schrijvers.png Arjen Schrijvers Netherlands Member Assistant team leader Mar 2015 Feb 2017
b7b2_marie-anne-melis.jpg Marie-Anne Melis Netherlands Member Assistant team leader Sep 2014 Jul 2016
sarah-watz.png Sarah Watz Sweden OSM Liaison Nov 2014 Apr 2017

Assistant team leader

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Certification Exam Team Meeting: 26-july-2017

By Chris Keen on 2017-07-28 11:55 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen (TL), Wilco Alsemgeest Apologies: Claudia Weber-Lenck (on vacation) ; Rick Spaan (unavailable on Wednesday evenings) Absent: None This is the first meeting in the last few weeks due to vacations and illness. We reviewed the first version of the Question Management...

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Certification Exam Team Meeting: 21-jun-2017

By Chris Keen on 2017-06-21 20:12 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen (TL), Claudia Weber-Lenck (ATL) Apologies: Wilco Alsemgeest (on vacation) ; Rick Spaan (unavailable on Wednesday evenings) Absent: None We reviewed the first version of the Question Management System (QMS) and prepared feedback. We will continue reviewing the system...

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Certification Exam Team Meeting 2017-03-29

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-03-29 19:18 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen, Wilco Alsemgeest, Claudia Weber-Lenck Absent: Rick Spaan, Stefanie Thielmann Some exam preparation for the Joomla Day Netherlands

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Certification Exam Team Meeting 2017-03-15

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-03-15 20:22 in Certification Exam Team

Stefanie talked about some points of the steering team.We will check the questions from the Florida exam.We discussed about the future structure / divide of work of our team.

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Certification Exam Team Meeting 2017-03-08

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-03-08 19:59 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen, Stefanie Thielmann, Wilco Alsemgeest, Claudia Weber-Lenck Absent: Rick Spaan Today we discussed how to get new team members. There a 12 candidates on the volunteers list, but no one who has passed the administrator exam. Chris will contact all per email and ask the...

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Certification Exam Team Meetup - 5th Feb. 2017

By Stefanie Thielmann on 2017-02-05 14:14 in Certification Exam Team

In the last 4 years, the Exam Team did all the work in telephone conferences where the tasks were divided between the members. We took the chance to meet after the JoomlaCamp in Essen. This day gave us the opportunity to work together on a round table and we succeeded in speeding up these...

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Certification Exam Team 2016-11-02

By Stefanie Thielmann on 2016-11-02 20:26 in Certification Exam Team

This is a very fast one: Claudia Weber-Lenck, Arjen Schrijvers and Stefanie Thielmann discussed the new process for the maintenance system this week the team also worked buissy on the exam questions  

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Certification Exam Team 2016-10-26

By Stefanie Thielmann on 2016-10-26 19:28 in Certification Exam Team

Attended byClaudia Weber-Lenck, Chris Keen, Rick Spaan, Stefanie Thielmann Absent Arjen Schrijvers, András Rátonyi Meeting notes Creating the next exams for the JWC and Rome is our goal for the next weeks.The team discussed the new maintenance system and the process that will be...

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Certification Exam Team 2016-10-13

By Stefanie Thielmann on 2016-10-12 18:58 in Certification Exam Team

Attended byClaudia Weber-Lenck, Chris Keen, András Rátonyi, Stefanie Thielmann   Meeting notes The exam questions for the Pisa exam are ready to be set up on the official platform. Before the next exam (Pisa), a test will be run will be held by the Certification Steering Group...

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Meeting Minutes - Certification Team 2016-09-06

By Stefanie Thielmann on 2016-09-06 15:10 in Certification Exam Team

Participants Sarah Watz (OSM)Sam Suresh (Platform) Luca Marzo (Operations) Richard van Tilborg (Marketing) Oscar Ortiz (Operations) Stefanie Thielmann (Exam) Reports Operations Team COT received some complaints about some Certification Team members that are currently involved as Joomla!...

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Volunteers: Certification Exam Team (CET) Official

The Certification Exam Team (CET) is part of the Joomla! Certification Program and is responsible for creating the questions and answers for the various Joomla! exams. We also monitor the exam results and update the questions and/or answers and handle the feedback from exam candidates.

What are we looking for

Immediately

  • Exam Team core members: to coordinate Exam Team activities, write an review exam questions

  • Translators: to translate exams into other common languages (currently Italian, French, German and Dutch)

   

and in the near future

  • “developers”: to create the Developer Exam

  • “template builders”: to create the Template exam

 

Which type of people are we looking for

  • willing to be involved long term, at least one year (not compulsory for translators)

  • have passed the relevant certification exam (e.g. Administration Exam) or are willing to pass it

  • be generally available for weekly team meetings (Wednesdays at 20:00 CET) and/or other forms of contact

  • English: reading / writing and speaking at least as a second language level

  • have a lot of staying power and patience because quality goes over quantity

  • team spirit

  • not a Joomla! Learning Partner (sorry, due to a possible conflict of interest)

  • knowledge and experience in the relevant exam subject (Admin., Developer, Templates)
    for the  Admin exam.

 

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