Accessibility Statement

The Governors Wales website has been designed to be as accessible as possible to everyone who uses it. With this in mind the pages have been designed to conform to a minimum of Level 1 compliance as specified by the Web Accessibility Initiative. The guidelines of which form the basis of the standards required by the Royal National Institute for the Blind and their See it right campaign.

Additionally we aim to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 with respect to the provision of services online as required by the Disability Rights Commission. This Act states unambiguously that private and public sector web sites must be accessible.

Accessibility features

  • Links are written to make sense when read out of context.
  • All images used in this site have appropriate text equivalents.
  • Cascading style sheets have been used for visual layout.
  • Each page is constructed so that it can be read without style sheets.
  • This site uses relative font sizes to enable the user to specify text size in visual browsers.
  • Keyboard shortcuts have been provided to assist navigation (see below).

Keyboard shortcuts

To allow users without a mouse easy access to the site we have provided the ability for you to choose your own personal keyboard shortcuts for use on our website.

Access key codes:

Accessibility Statement a
Home h
About Us 1
The Team 3
News 4
Self-Evaluation e
Helpline 2
FAQs / Advice f
Case Studies s
Publications 6
Handbook 7
Consultations y
Events 5
Local Associations a
Training t
Links l

Press the tab key to go straight to Search field.

For information on how to use keyboard shortcuts please view the instructions below dependant on which type of machine you use to access the site.

Windows PC’s:
Internet Explorer; press and hold Alt followed by the shortcut key and codes Return.
Firefox/Mozilla/Netscape; press Alt + Return.

Apple Mac’s:
Internet Explorer; press Control + Return.
Safari; press Control + Return.

Accessibility references:

For further information on accessibility please visit the following websites:

Web browsers:

Assistive technology: