www.teachersandemeritus-educators.org  acknowledges that its website is its prime form of communication and source of information which includes: prospective UK and international students; the research community; parents and carers; current students and staff; alumni and friends; business and industry; the media etc.

www.teachersandemeritus-educators.org  wishes to be as inclusive as possible and not discriminate against anyone on the ground of disability.

In addition, not discriminating against disabled people is a legal requirement under the Equality Act 2010, and Section 3 of the QAA’s Code of practice for the assurance of academic quality and standards in higher education specifically covers what is expected of HE institution in their dealings with disabled students.

Policy statement

www.teachersandemeritus-educators.org is committed to making all its web-based information and services as accessible as possible to all people, including those with disabilities and regardless of their access requirements. www.teachersandemeritus-educators.org recognises the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 as the standard against which accessibility should be assessed, and requires that:

  • all new web content and services created in-house conform to at least Conformance Level AA of the W3C guidelines,
  • web content and services provided by third-party developers conform to at least Conformance Level AA of the W3C guidelines,
  • vendors supplying software used to develop web-based services for the University provide information on conformance to the W3C web accessibility guidelines,
  • existing web content and services be gradually brought into line, as they are periodically updated.

We will continuously review this policy in the light of any future changes to the W3C’s accessibility guidelines.

Guidelines and support

For users of teachersandemeritus-educators.org website and web services
If you have difficulty accessing a service or information on any page on the teachersandemeritus-educators.org website, please contact the page or service owner (usually through the feedback link in the page footer), or contact help@teachersandemeritus-educators.org  explaining your requirements. Wherever possible, we will endeavour to provide assistance and support.

Further help
If you have any enquiries regarding web accessibility at teachersandemeritus-educators.org, please contact help@teachersandemeritus-educators.org