[lpi-discuss] lpi-discuss Digest, Vol 64, Issue 4

Scott Lamberton slamberton at lpi.org
Fri Apr 20 12:24:43 EDT 2012


On 12-04-20 12:03 PM, Pandeesh wrote:
> Hi
>
> How to participate a a volunteer .
> I am from India .
> Please guide me
>
> Thanks,
> Pandeeswaran

Pandeeswaran:

Volunteer opportunities at LPI are described here: 
http://www.lpi.org/about/volunteer

However, for the most part they are limited to assistance with the exam 
development process, translation efforts and events.

Since you are located in India you may also want to contact our 
affiliate for that region at: operations_at_apac.lpi.org

Thanks for contacting us!

scott

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Scott Lamberton
Director of Communications
Linux Professional Institute
http://www.lpi.org
slamberton at lpi.org
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> From: Scott Lamberton<slamberton at lpi.org>
> Subject: [lpi-discuss] [LPI-News] Linux Essentials "beta" exams: Call
>     for    Volunteers
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> Linux Essentials "beta" exams: Call for Volunteers
>
> (Kassel, Germany: April 19, 2012) The Linux Professional Institute -
> Central Europe (LPI-CE: http://www.lpice.eu), issued a call for
> volunteers to participate in the first "beta" exams for the Linux
> Professionals Institute's (LPI: http://www.lpi.org) "Linux Essentials"
> program during LinuxTag, May 23-26 in Berlin, Germany
> (http://www.linuxtag.org/2012/en.html)
>
> ?Linux Essentials? is an innovative new program measuring foundational
> knowledge in Linux and Open Source Software and will be publicly
> released in June 2012.  "Beta" exams are offered free to volunteers who
> wish to assist LPI in its exam development process for the "Linux
> Essentials" program.
>
> During LinuxTag there will be eight different sessions for volunteers to
> take "beta" exams which are offered free of charge.  This volunteer
> effort will enable LPI to measure the "Linux Essentials" exam for
> quality, accuracy and relevancy.  All interested individuals who do not
> hold an existing Linux certification are invited to participate--however
> seating is limited to ten per session.
>
> Successful candidates who pass the exam will be awarded a "Linux
> Essentials Certificate of Achievement".  Alternatively candidates may
> choose to have their exam results deleted from their registration
> record. Final exam scores for the volunteer "beta" exams will be
> available in late June 2012. Volunteer participants in the "beta" exams
> during LinuxTag will also be eligible for special prizes (TBA).
>
> Each "beta" session is for two hours and consists of eighty questions.
> To participate exam volunteers must obtain an LPI ID at
> https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register and register in advance for the
> Linux Essentials "beta" exam at http://lpievent.lpice.eu "
>
> "Beta" exams will be available at the LPI exam room "Regensburg" at
> hall 4.1 during LinuxTag at the following times: Thursday, May
> 24th, Friday, May 25th at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and on
> Saturday, May 26th at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.
>
> Exam preparation sessions for the Linux Essentials "beta"
> exam will be offered on the first day of LinuxTag, Wednesday, May 23,
> 2012 at the Berlin Fair Grounds (LPI exam room "Regensburg", Hall 4.1).
> Participation is voluntary but seating is limited.  Please register in
> advance by sending an email with the title "Exam preparation session for
> the Linux Essentials Beta" to info at lpice.eu and include your name and
> LPI ID.
>
> LPI invites all interested trainers to submit a proposal for this Linux
> Essentials exam preparation session.  Proposals should include a
> detailed description for a three hour exam preparation session and may
> be submitted to info at lpice.eu until May 3, 2012.
>
> Targeted at new technology users, the ?Linux Essentials? program is set
> to be adopted by schools, educational authorities, training centers and
> others commencing June 2012.  For more information on this program
> please see:
> http://www.lpi.org/linux-certifications/introductory-programs/linux-essentials
>
> The Linux Professional Institute will be offering further "beta" exams
> for "Linux Essentials" at other upcoming special events (TBA).  If your
> organization, training center or school is interested in hosting such a
> "beta" exam event please contact innovation at lpi.org prior to May 12, 2012.
>
> During LinuxTag Berlin LPI-Central Europe will also host an information
> booth: Stand # 133, Hall 7.2a.  In addition,
> Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) exams will be made
> available during the same time slots as the "beta" exams.  LPIC-1 and
> LPIC-2 (101, 102, 201, 202) exams will be available in English and
> German, while LPIC-3 exams (301, 302, 303 and 304) will be available in
> English only.  All exams are offered at the promotional price of 80 EUR
> per exam, except for LPI-301 which will be 100 EUR. The exam fee must be
> paid in cash  directly before the exam labs. At the exam events
> candidates must produce photo ID and their LPI ID number.  As there is
> only a limited number of seats available at the exam labs, please
> register in advance at: http://lpievent.lpice.eu
>
> The Linux Professional Institute is globally supported by the IT
> industry, enterprise customers, community professionals, government
> entities and the educational community. LPI's certification program is
> supported by an affiliate network spanning five continents and is
> distributed worldwide in multiple languages at more than 7,000 testing
> locations. Since 1999, LPI has delivered over 300,000 exams and 100,000
> LPIC certifications around the world.
>
> # # #
>
> About the Linux Professional Institute:
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> The Linux Professional Institute provides a global framework, industry
> leadership and other services to enhance, develop and further lifelong
> professional careers in Linux and Open Source technologies. Established
> as an international non-profit organization in September 1999 by the
> Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to
> demonstrate recognized global leadership, direction and skill standards
> for those who pursue a career in Linux and Open Source technology. LPI
> advances the Linux and Open Source movement through strategic partners,
> sponsorships, innovative programs and community development activities.
> LPI's major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal,
> Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, HP
> and IDG.
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> Scott Lamberton
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