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Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to the Decolonising Education for Peace Africa website.

This website is run by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at The Open University. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • you cannot modify the line height or spacing of text

Feedback and contact information

If you find that a certain section of our website is not accessible and you can’t get access to the information that you need please contact to request support and we will ensure that you are provided with the information you require. You will need to provide your contact details so we can get back to you. You should expect to hear back from us within 5 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us

If you wish to contact us about anything not covered above, please email

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Open University is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance Status 

This websites is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

PDF and Word documents

We are striving to make all PDFs and Word documents accessible by assistive technology and meet the WCAG 2.1 AA standards. Some third-party documents may not be accessible. You may find this information about accessing PDFs with a screen reader useful.

Enlarging content

When text is resized up to 200% using settings in the browser (zoom or font size) some text may become unreadable because it is truncated or overlapped by other content. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criteria 1.4.4 (Resize text). 

When content is viewed at 400% using the zoom setting in the browser, on small devices, some text may become unreadable because it is truncated or overlapped by other content. This makes it difficult for people who need to enlarge text and read it in a single column. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criteria 1.4.10 (Reflow).

Disproportionate burden 

We are not claiming Disproportionate Burden for this website.

Content that's not within the scope of the accessibility regulations 

The following types of content may not always be accessible, and they are not included within the scope of the accessibility regulation.

Video and audio

Wherever possible we provide transcripts for audio, and captions, audio descriptions and transcripts for video. Sometimes these alternatives are not available. Pre-recorded time-based media published before 23rd September 2020 is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Live audio and video

Adding captions to all live video streams is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 26 March 2021. It was last reviewed on 26 March 2021.

This website was last tested on 26 March 2021. The test was carried out by FASS Web office staff.

The pages were chosen to be representative of different types of content at the time of website launch. Testing was undertaken by a combination of manual and automated methods. This testing will continue to be carried out when new types of content are added to ensure our constant monitoring and improving accessibility.