BetterEvaluation is committed to the ongoing improvement of betterevaluation.org to make this website accessible for everyone.
The following information outlines the current state of betterevaluation.org with reference to international web accessibility standards and compatibility with assistive technologies.
Accessibility Statement for BetterEvaluation
This is an accessibility statement from BetterEvaluation.
Measures to support accessibility
BetterEvaluation takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of BetterEvaluation:
- Include accessibility throughout our internal policies
- Continuous improvement to the site to address accessibility issues
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. BetterEvaluation is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
Limitations and alternatives
Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of BetterEvaluation, there may be some limitations. We know some of our community-created content could be problematic in some areas. Below is a description of known limitations, which we are in the process of improving. We’re keen to keep working on improvements, so please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.
- content structure (eg; headings, general markup)
- complex tables
- image captions and alternative text
- accessible file formats (eg; PDF, Word documents)
- the ‘generaTOR’ (terms of reference) webform
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of BetterEvaluation. Contact us if you encounter accessibility barriers on BetterEvaluation.
Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology
BetterEvaluation is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:
- OSX with Voiceover
Accessibility of BetterEvaluation relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
BetterEvaluation assessed the accessibility of BetterEvaluation by the following approaches:
- Self-evaluation using a mixture of automated testing tools (WAVE, Lighthouse, Contrast checker) and manual testing via Markup inspection processes.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of betterevaluation.org. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on betterevaluation.org by sending us a message using our Contact form.
Last updated: November 2022