Certification in the Field of eAccessibility and eInclusion
There are different kinds of certification. In the field of eAccessibility and eInclusion (eAcc&eIncl) web accessibility (WA) is aiming at the highest degree of semantic interoperability. This can largely be achieved by compliance to pertinent standards, such as the W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines – in particular WCAG 2.0. Technical and legal regulations concerning WA are getting more demanding by the day. Standards-based certification schemes can prove the technical compliance to WA standards or show that a WA expert is abreast with technical developments and regulations.
KeywordseAccessibility and eInclusion Web accessibility Certification of websites Certification of experts’ competences and skills
This paper draws on results of “INdependent LIving support Functions for the Elderly” (IN LIFE), project no. 643442 co-funded by the EC under HORIZON 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
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