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WCAG 2.0 contains 12 guidelines organized under 4 principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR for short). There are testable success criteria for each guideline. Compliance to these criteria is measured in three levels: A, AA, or AAA. A guide to understanding and implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 is available at: https://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20/

Accessibility Features

Shortcut Keys Combination Activation Combination keys used for each browser.

  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
  • On Mac OS press (Ctrl+Opt+shortcut_key)
  • Accessibility Statement (Combination + 0): Statement page that will show the available accessibility keys.
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Accessibility key for redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): Shortcut for viewing the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): Shortcut for FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Shortcut for contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Shortcut for feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Shortcut for site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Shortcut for search page.
  • Click anywhere outside the dialog box to close this dialog box.

    Vice President Sara Duterte was a speaker at the 10th anniversary of the Research Center for Teacher Quality

    Vice President Sara Duterte was a speaker at the 10th anniversary of the Research Center for Teacher Quality or RCTQ on November 18.

    The Vice President praised the RCTQ-- composed of people from the Philippine Normal University, the University of New England, and the Australian Agency for International Development --for sincerely devoting their time and talent in developing education professional standards.

    With more than three years of research and consultation, the RCTQ, created the Philippine Professional Standards for Teachers which was formally adopted and implemented by the Department of Education in 2017. The RCTQ also spent three years of research and validation to create the Philippine Professional Standards for School Heads and Supervisors, which DepEd started implementing in 2020.

    Posted in Engagements on Nov 18, 2022