University of Helsinki accessibility report for student's IT Security Test

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This accessibility report applies to the University of Helsinki IT Security Test service and has been prepared on 19 January 2022 and updated on 14 June 2022. The service is subject to the legislation on the provision of digital services, which requires that public network services be accessible. The accessibility of the service has been assessed by an external expert organisation.

The state of accessibility of the digital service:

Partially meets accessibility requirements.

Inaccessible content:

The website is not yet fully compliant.

Perceivable: Responsiveness issues

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: On the Instructions for Students -website and on the Moodle dashboard, some page elements, such as the search box, do not scale to the font size in the Android/Chrome configuration. The arrow link does not fit in the frame in the desktop version, Android and iOS devices in all browsers, in both positions.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.4.10 Responsiveness

Perceivable: Position affects the browsing style

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: The content of the menu in the Moodle template, such as the Moodle dashboard, changes depending on the positions of a mobile device. 
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.3.4 Position

Perceivable: The image lacks an alternative text

Perceivable: Decorative images

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: The service contains has so-called decorative images that have not been hidden from the screen reader. The decorative image on the Moodle-page University of Helsinki IT security test 2022-2023 for students has not been hidden from the screen reader.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.1.1 Non-textual content

Perceivable: Inaccurate headings 

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: The heading method used on the pages does not in all views comply with the requirements of the WCAG accessibility standard for hierarchy and logic. There is an empty H3 level heading in the code. The next heading is a H5 level heading, therefore a H4 level heading is missing. 
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Decorative images

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: The breadcrumb trail includes "/" symbols that have not been hidden from assistive software. The page University of Helsinki IT security test 2022-2023 for students has ">" symbols that have not been hidden from assistive software.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.1.1 Non-textual content

Perceivable: Responsiveness issues

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: Android and iOS, Certain elements such as the breadcrumb trail and “News”, the links do not scale according to the font size set in the browser setting.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met:  1.4.10 Responsiveness

Perceivable: Invalid focus location

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: After clicking the “Take the test now” button, a modal window opens. The focus in not at the top of the window.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Inaccurate headings 

  • The heading method used on the pages does not in all views comply with the requirements of the WCAG accessibility standard for hierarchy and logic. The next heading after a H2 level heading is a H4 level heading. In addition, the heading after a H3 level heading is a H5 level heading. 
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Invalid focus location

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: When trying to access to the next question page, the focus remains on the "Next Question" button. This causes a problem where the user thinks that the operation was not performed or that the operation is not successful. Only when the user manually moves the focus to the top of the page and begins navigating  the page in the navigation order does they notice that the content has been updated.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Unnamed form fields

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: The question’s radio button group is missing fieldset and legend tags.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Inaccurate headings

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: The heading method used on the pages does not in all views comply with the requirements of the WCAG accessibility standard for hierarchy and logic. The next heading after a H1 level heading is a H3 level heading. On Moodle-page Take the information security test, the next heading after a H3 level heading is a H5 level heading.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.3.1 Info and Relationships

Perceivable: Decorative images

  • The service contains has so-called decorative images that have not been hidden from the screen reader. The "Previous Page" and "Next Page" links contain ◄ and ► symbols that are not hidden from assistive technologies.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met:  1.1.1 Non-textual content

Perceivable: Responsiveness issues

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: Android and iOS, The scoretable does not fit within its frame.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met: 1.4.10 Responsiveness

Operable: Missing hyperlink

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: Moodle login page is missing a jump link that allows a screen reader user to skip at the beginning of each page.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met:  2.4.1 Bypass blocks

Understandable: Moving on to a new page without a warning

  • In the Moodle footer on page templates such as Moodle login page have a link “Get the mobile app” redirecting to an external service without a warning,
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met:  3.2.2 Feed

Reliable: Incompletely named buttons

  • Inaccessible content and its deficiencies: The service has buttons whose operation is not clearly described to the user of the screen reader. On the page Take the information security test here when adding a course, a new modal window on “activities” opens. The window close button is incompletely named "Close” for the Finnish users.
  • Accessibility requirements that are not met:  4.1.2 Name, Role, Value

Did you notice an accessibility issue in our digital services?

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We will do our best to correct the issue.

The regulatory authority

If you notice accessibility issues on the site, please first provide feedback to us, the administrator of the website. Responding may take up to 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the reply or you receive no reply within two weeks, you can file a notification to the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland. The website of the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland gives detailed instructions on how to file a notification and how they are processed.

Contact information of the regulatory authority:
Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland
Accessibility Supervisory Unit
www.saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi
saavutettavuus(at)avi.fi
telephone number switchboard +358 295 016 000

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