Hello, Train-the-Trainer will be conducted between 20-22 February at Bangalore and MediaWiki Training will be conducted between 24-26 February (*these are two different workshops*, see FAQ 1 below). Thanks for showing interest to join. Here are a few questions we have received, we are sharing with you so that it may clarify some of your doubts.
*Please promote these events among your communities, so that the most deserving editors can attend the workshops.* *FAQ* *Question 1:* I have applied for TTT2017 (20-22 Feb), is it going to be automatically included in MWT (24-26 February)? *Answer 1:* *No, you have to apply separately.* You participation at TTT does not ensure your participation at MWT. While we understand that some of you may be eligible for both the workshops, you must apply separately. See TTT event page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Events/Train_the_Trainer_Program/2017 See MWT event page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CIS-A2K/Events/MediaWiki_Training/2017 *Question 2:* Can someone from outside India apply? *Answer 3: *Yes, in our earlier editions of these program too people from outside India participated too. *But note*: a) this is mainly an Indian program, where people from *Indian subcontinent countries* who are working for Indian languages communities may also join, b) an international application is treated similar to an Indian application, and is assessed only based on its merit. *Question 3:* I don't have a laptop, can I attend the workshop? *Answer 3:* In a training workshop, a participant would require a laptop, We understand that some of you may not have a laptop. If you are selected, in such cases we would try to provide you a laptop for the event days so that you can work. You have to inform us before so that we can make arrangement. *Question 4:* I am a minor, I may not come alone. Can I bring my relative to the workshop? *Answer 4:* It is difficult. We won't be able to pay for your friend's/relative's travel (or visa, if applicable). Only in the most difficult situations, we may provide accommodation for your friend/relative only, But *you must inform us about such request in details before the event* *Question 5:* I won't be able to attend all the 3 days. Can I attend 1 or 2 day(s) of the workshop? *Answer 5:* No, partial attendance won't be accepted. Please see the event pages for more details. If you have any other question, please let us know *and please encourage the editors of your community to apply*.
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