Using this website

This website is run by the Teaching Regulation Agency. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you will be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • navigate the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS and NVDA)

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 aren’t fully accessible:

  • the text won’t reflow in a single column when you change the size of the browser window
  • you may not be able to zoom without the text spilling off the screen
  • most older PDF documents aren’t fully accessible to screen reader software

What to do if you can't access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 10 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We're always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact us via email:

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

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

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

Issues with technology

Text doesn’t reflow in single column when size of browser window is changed.

You may not be able to zoom without the text spilling off the screen.

Issues with PDFs and other documents

Some of our older PDFs and Word documents don’t meet accessibility standards - for example, they may not be marked up so they’re accessible to a screen reader.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are reviewing the accessibility of this website and will continue to enhance its accessibility via a series of iterative improvements over the coming months.

This statement was prepared on 17 August 2021. It was last updated 17 August 2021.