Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) strives to deliver an accessible website for all. The structure of the website, and how it displays information is designed to be accessible, and all new content is checked to ensure compliance.

To help us make the Council’s website a positive place for everyone, we’ve been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 [http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG/].

If you are a visually impaired user, or are using screen reading software, and encounter difficulties using sections of Caribbean Examinations Council’s website please report this to us at: cxcezo@cxc.org. We will attempt to modify pages immediately.

Access Keys

Access Keys provide a quick way to navigate around the site without using a mouse, and on this site they are based on the UK Government Access Keys system.

The keys are used in conjuction with Alt or Ctrl and Enter keys which vary depending on your browser.

Windows users can navigate with the accesskey feature by typing ALT+Accesskey. On a Mac, you would use CTRL+Accesskey. Internet Explorer users may also need to hit the “enter” key to activate a link.

0 – Accessibility and Access Key details

1 – Navigate back to Home Page

9 – Caribbean Examinations Council Contact/Feedback Form

S – Skip to Section Navigation links

These keys have been selected so as not to conflict with those in use by Browsers, Word, Acrobat Reader and assistive technologies such as JAWS, Supernova and HomePageReader.

External Sites

All links to external sites open in a new window and Caribbean Examinations Council is not responsible for the content or accessibility of these referenced sites.

Useful Links

The Adobe site offers:

Free Acrobat Reader

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/alternate.html

Accessibility Conversion tools

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/access_onlinetools.html

PDF Accessibility information

http://access.adobe.com

There is more information on PDF Accessibility and other issues from the RNIB (Royal National Institute of the Blind) Access Centre.

RNIB Access Centre

http://www.rnib.org.uk/professionals/webaccessibility/Pages/web_accessibility.aspx