Accessibility

<h2><strong><span style="font-size:28.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Accessibility statement for&nbsp;Adult Community Learning&nbsp;website</span></span></span></strong>&nbsp;</h2> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">This statement applies to content published on&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><a href="https://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk/" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">https://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk</span></span></span></a></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">.</span></span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">This website is run by Islington Council. It&nbsp;is designed to be used&nbsp;by as many people as possible. The text should be clear and simple to understand. You should be able to:</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">change&nbsp;colours, contrast levels and fonts&nbsp;</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">navigate most of the website using just a keyboard</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">listen to most of the website using a screen reader</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">We&rsquo;ve&nbsp;also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.</span></span></span>&nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="font-size:8.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><a href="https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#4c2c92">AbilityNet</span></span></span></a></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">&nbsp;has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:20.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">How accessible this website&nbsp;is</span></span></span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:</span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">the text will not reflow in a single column when you change the size of the browser window</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">you&nbsp;cannot modify the line height or spacing of text?</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> </ol> <h3><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:20.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">How to request content in a different format</span></span></span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille by&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">email:&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black"><a href="mailto:acl@islington.gov.uk" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:blue">acl@islington.gov.uk</span></span></span></a></span></span></span>&nbsp;,&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">call&nbsp;020 7527 5782&nbsp;or&nbsp;minicom&nbsp;020 7527 1900</span></span></span>&nbsp;.&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">We&rsquo;ll&nbsp;consider your request and get back to you in&nbsp;10 working days.</span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <h3><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:20.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Reporting accessibility problems with this website</span></span></span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">We&rsquo;re&nbsp;always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think&nbsp;we&rsquo;re&nbsp;not meeting accessibility requirements,&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><a href="https://www.islington.gov.uk/your-feedback-microsites?status=inprogress" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:blue">contact us</span></span></span></a></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">.</span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <h3><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:20.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Enforcement procedure</span></span></span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">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 &lsquo;accessibility regulations&rsquo;). If&nbsp;you&rsquo;re&nbsp;not happy with how we respond to your complaint,&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><a href="https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#4c2c92">contact t</span></span></span></a></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#4c2c92">he Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)</span></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">.</span></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></p> <h3><span style="font-size:24px"><strong><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person&nbsp;</span></strong>&nbsp;</span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">Telephone: 020 7527 5782/07734 777 466.&nbsp;</span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">If you contact us before your&nbsp;visit&nbsp;we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter. Call on the number above or email&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><a href="mailto:acl@islington.gov.uk" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">acl@islington.gov.uk</span></span></a></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0563c1">.</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <h3><span style="font-size:24px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Technical information about this website&rsquo;s accessibility</span></span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Islington Council is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <h3><span style="font-size:24px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Compliance status</span></span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">This website is not compliant with the&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:8.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,sans-serif"><a href="https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#4c2c92">Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1</span></span></span></a></span></span><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">&nbsp;AA standard. The &lsquo;non-compliances&rsquo;&nbsp;are listed below.</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <h3><span style="font-size:24px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Non-accessible content</span></span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons., which we plan to fix by 7 October 2020.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Several pages do not contain headings</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Some links do not explain their purpose</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Not all headings include text</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Not all PDFs are accessible</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:24px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Non-compliance with the accessibility regu</span></span></strong><strong><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">lations</span></strong>&nbsp;</span></span></p> <ol> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Some images do not have a text alternative, so people using a screen reader cannot access the information. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.1.1 (non-text content).&nbsp;We plan to add text alternatives for all images&nbsp;7 October 2020. When we publish new&nbsp;content&nbsp;we&rsquo;ll make sure our use of images meets accessibility standards.</span></span></span>&nbsp;</span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">When viewed on small screens (like mobile phones)&nbsp;content&nbsp;isn&rsquo;t large enough to read without&nbsp;being zoomed-into and scrolled in two dimensions&nbsp;on some pages.&nbsp;This fails on&nbsp;WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.10. We plan to address this by 7 October 2020.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">When viewed on small screens (like mobile phones) content&nbsp;doesn&rsquo;t&nbsp;fit&nbsp;without requiring scrolling in two dimensions on some pages. This fails&nbsp;on WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.4.10.&nbsp;We plan to address this by 7 October 2020.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Not all controls change appearance when they&nbsp;are selected. This fails&nbsp;WCAG&nbsp;2.1 success criterion&nbsp;2.4.7. We plan to address this by 7 October 2020.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Allowing users&nbsp;to quickly skip&nbsp;to content does not work on all pages. This&nbsp;fails&nbsp;WCAG&nbsp;2.1 success criterion 2.4.1.&nbsp;We plan to address this by 7 October 2020.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Not all form&nbsp;controls (fields) have labels. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.1.&nbsp;We plan to address this by 7 October 2020.&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Not every page has a heading. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion&nbsp;A&nbsp;1.3.1.&nbsp;We plan to address this by 7 October 2020.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Not all links explain their purpose. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.4.We plan to address this by 7 October 2020.</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-size:24px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#0b0c0c">Preparation of the accessibility statement</span></span></strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="color:#000000; font-family:Tahoma,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:18.6667px">This satement was prepared on 22 September 2020. This website was last tested by Islington Council, using a combination of maunal and automated testing, on 17 September 2020.</span></span></p>