Accessibility

Accessibility statement for University of Edinburgh Centre for Research in Digital Education

Website accessibility statement inline with Public Sector Body (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

This accessibility statement applies to https://www.move2learn.net

The University of Edinburgh Centre for Research in Digital Education is run by Moray House School of Education and Sport on behalf of the University of Edinburgh. It is based on a WordPress Content Management System.

  • We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • magnify the content to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • Experience no time limits to content
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader such as JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

Customising the website

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. This is an external site with suggestions to make your computer more accessible:

AbilityNet – My Computer My Way

With a few simple steps you can customise the appearance of our website to make it easier to read and navigate.

Additional information on how to customise our website appearance

If you are a member of the University staff or a student you can use the free Sensus Access accessible document conversion service.

SenusAccess Information

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • PDF’s may not be fully accessible
  • Not all audio/visual items have captions
  • Not all colour contrasts meet the recommended WCAG 2.1 AA standards
  • Not all non text content has alt text provided
  • Not all links are clearly labelled with their destination

Feedback and Contact Information

If you need information on this service in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

  • Email: DEresearch@ed.ac.uk
  • telephone (to be updated post Covid-19)
  • British Sign Language (BSL) users can contact us via contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the on-line BSL interpreting service.

We’ll process your request and get back to you within 5 working days.

If you are a member of the University staff or a Student you can use the free Sensus Access accessible document conversion service

Information on SensusAccess Conversion Service

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this service. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact:

  • Email: DEresearch@ed.ac.uk, subject line ‘Website Accessibility’
  • Phone: telephone (to be updated post Covid-19)
  • British Sign Language (BSL) users can contact us via contactSCOTLAND-BSL, the on-line BSL interpreting service

We will process your request and get back to you within 5 working days.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) directly.

Contact details for the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

The government has produced information on how to report accessibility issues:

Reporting an accessibility problem on a public sector website

Contacting us by phone using British Sign Language

British Sign Language service

contactSCOTLAND-BSL runs a service for British Sign Language users and all of Scotland’s public bodies using video relay. This enables sign language users to contact public bodies and vice versa. The service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

contactSCOTLAND-BSL service details

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The University of Edinburgh is committed to making its websites and applications accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

The full guidelines are available at:

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard

Non accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Noncompliance with the accessibility regulations

The following items do not comply with the WCAG 2.1 AA success criteria:

Not all our PDF’s and Word documents meet accessibility standards.

Not all our audio/visual content has subtitles

Not all colour contrasts meet the recommended WCAG 2.1 AA standards

Not all non text content has alt text provided

Not all links are clearly labelled with their destination

Unless specified otherwise, a complete solution, or significant improvement, will be in place for those items within our control by January 2021.

Disproportionate burden

We are not currently claiming that any accessibility problems would be a disproportionate burden to fix.

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

At this time we do not believe that any content is outside the scope of the accessibility regulations.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will continue to work with our developers to address these issues and deliver a solution or suitable workaround by January 2021.

We will continue to monitor the websites’s accessibility and will carry out further accessibility testing if significant changes are made to or if a service user raises an issue. Until we are able to resolve an issue or if we are unable to resolve any issue, we will ensure reasonable adjustments are in place to make sure no user is disadvantaged.

Information Services and accessibility

Information Services (IS) has further information on accessibility including assistive technology, creating accessible documents, and services IS provides for disabled users.

Assistive technology, creating accessible documents, and services IS provides for disabled users

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 20/08/2020. It was last reviewed on 03/09/2021
This website was last tested during August 2020. The test was carried out within the Centre for Research in Digital Education using a Chrome browser in combination with the WAVE WebAIM web accessibility evaluation tool. We expect further manual testing of this site by the University of Edinburgh Disability Service during 2021. The pages of our website tested include representative examples of all website page types – home, about, people, research, what we’re finding, get involved

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