Accessibility Statement for Open eLMS

Accessibility Statement for Open eLMS

This is an accessibility statement from eLearning WMB Ltd.

Measures to support accessibility

eLearning WMB Ltd takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Open eLMS:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Open eLMS is fully conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.

Additional accessibility considerations

Although our goal is WCAG 2.1 Level AA conformance, all elearning is provided with voiceover via video actors or audio narration to further enhance accessibility of the learning.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Open eLMS. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Open eLMS:

We try to respond to feedback within .

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Open eLMS is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Open eLMS will work with any modern browser and operating system (last 3 years) with a variety of assistive technology plugins.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Open eLMS relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • HTML5
  • PHP

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Open eLMS , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Open eLMS:

  1. Configuration/branding options in Open eLMS may take the system away from AA standards: Examples include loading in background branded images which cause AA failures due to contrast. because We cannot ensure the quality of contributions by users and sometimes client needs override accessibility.. We provide guidance where this occurs.. Please report any issues to support@elearningwmb.com and the design team will advise on a solution..
  2. Course creation with Open eLMS Creator: User generated content will not always be accessible because Users do not add alt text etc.. Providing guidance on how to make accessible elearning - elearning courses on course creation are being refreshed.. Make use of Open eLMS Creator accessibility tools..
  3. Content library needs updating with accessibility additions: Not all course images etc have alt text added because Courses have been built over the last 15 years and some need updating with accessibility features.. Refreshing the Open eLMS Catalogue of courses.. Course updates will be released and updated soon..

Assessment approach

eLearning WMB Ltd assessed the accessibility of Open eLMS by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • A bi-annual audit is carried out on the system.Issues are rectified and then the system is immediately audited again to confirm compliance.The accessibility audit is a key asset in the company’s asset register, which insures that this process is repeated at the predefined 6 monthly internal.

Evaluation report

An evaluation report for Open eLMS is available at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SL0njPRg0xhAcm2tixBhlslgzjbehXrNpiKTmjJklqQ/edit?usp=sharing.

Evaluation report

An evaluation statement for Open eLMS is available at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qe9NkSVvM1WjEZntJ37zMZXXAdchkYuqgUAS_wSgtwc/edit?usp=sharing.


Date

This statement was created on 4 May 2021