<h1><span style="font-size:24pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span style="color:#288647">Accessibility statement for Islington Adult Community Learning website </span></span></span></h1> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This statement applies to content published on the <a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">Islington Adult Community Learning</a> website.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This website is run by Monterpoint Webenrol on behalf of Islington Council. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this site. You should be able to:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Change colours, contrast levels and fonts using browser or device settings</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Zoom in up to 400% without the text spilling off the screen</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard or speech recognition software</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Listen to most of the website using a screen reader </span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">AbilityNet</a> has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:20pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">How accessible this website is</span></span></h2> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="color:#212529"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A small amount of content is not visible when viewed on a 320px width screen without horizontal scrolling.&nbsp; This could make viewing parts of the site awkward for mobile phone users and partially sighted users using very high degrees of browser zoom. However, it is not believed that this will prevent users from accessing the site.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="color:#212529"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">There is one known instance where the keyboard focus indicator is not visible.&nbsp; This can make site navigation difficult for keyboard only users or users who prefer to navigate using the keyboard.&nbsp; Experienced users are likely to be able to infer the position of the keyboard focus indicator from the presence of the keyboard focus indicator on the surrounding controls. </span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <h2><span style="font-size:20pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Feedback and contact information</span></span></h2> <h3><span style="font-size:16pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Feedback on our site</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Please contact us if you find any problems not listed on this page, think we&rsquo;re not meeting accessibility requirements or would like information in an alternative format like accessible print, large print, easy read, audio recording or Braille.</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Report it online using our <a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">contact form</a></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Call 020 7527 2000 or minicom 020 7527 1900</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:#0070c0"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">If you use British Sign Language you can contact Islington Council using our <a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">Sign Language Interpreting Services</a><span style="color:#0070c0"><u> or contact us remotely using the </u></span><a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">BSL Live service</a><span style="color:#0070c0"><u>.</u></span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Visit us in person by coming into one of our <a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">Access Islington Hubs</a>.&nbsp; Islington Council&rsquo;s Customer Centre and the Town Hall have audio induction loops.</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">We will consider your request and get back to you in 10 working days.&nbsp; Issues relating to the digital accessibility of the site will normally be looked into by the relevant service provider and the Web Services team of Islington Digital Services.&nbsp; Requests for alternative format will normally be dealt with by the relevant service provider and our Communications team.</span></span></p> <h3><span style="font-size:16pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Contacting the service</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">If due to an accessibility problem with this site you are unable to find the information that you need or submit a request please contact the Adult Learning Service by calling <span style="background-color:white"><span style="color:#212529">02075272654&nbsp;</span></span>or emailing <a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline"><span style="background-color:white"></span></a>.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:20pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Enforcement procedure</span></span></h2> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">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 you are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the <a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)</a>.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:20pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Technical information about this website&rsquo;s accessibility</span></span></h2> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">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></p> <h3><span style="font-size:16pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Compliance status</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This website has been tested against the <a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.2</a> AA standard (WCAG 2.2 AA). &nbsp;This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.2 AA standard, due to &lsquo;the non-compliances&rsquo; listed below.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:20pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Non-accessible content</span></span></h2> <h3><span style="font-size:16pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Non-compliance with accessibility regulations</span></span></h3> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The content listed below is not accessible for the following reasons.</span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="color:#212529"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The letter &lsquo;N&rsquo; of the word &lsquo;London&rsquo; on the &lsquo;Supported by Mayor of London&rsquo; logo is not visible on a 320px width screen without horizontal scrolling.&nbsp; This issue occurs on all pages.&nbsp; This does not meet the success criteria 1.4.10 reflow.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="color:#212529"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The right hand side of the password field on the sign in page is not visible without horizontal scrolling on a 320px width screen.&nbsp; This issue occurs on the <span style="color:black"><a href="" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">sign in</a></span> page.&nbsp; However, uses will only have to scroll horizontally if their password is 40 characters or more.&nbsp; This does not meet the success criteria 1.4.10 reflow.</span></span></span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="color:#212529"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The appearance of the &lsquo;Search&rsquo; button does not change substantially on keyboard focus.&nbsp; This issue appears on the <span style="color:black"><a href=";lang=" style="color:#0070c0; text-decoration:underline">home page</a></span>.&nbsp; This does not meet success criteria 2.4.7 focus visible.</span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The accessibility problems in this website will be resolved by the autumn of 2024.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:20pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">What we are doing to make this website more accessible</span></span></h2> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The existing testing of this website has been done mainly using automated accessibility checking software.&nbsp; In June 2024 we plan to do a full manual audit using assistive technology of the site. The findings will be passed back to our supplier.</span></span></p> <h2><span style="font-size:20pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Preparation of this accessibility statement</span></span></h2> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This statement was prepared on 22<sup>nd</sup> of September 2022. It was last reviewed on 7<sup>th</sup> May 2024.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This website was last tested on the 22<sup>nd</sup> of April 2024. The test was carried out by Islington Council using a combination of manual and automated testing using assistive technology.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">We will publish a new accessibility statement in Autumn 2024.</span></span></p>