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Government conducts 3-day web accessibility workshop

Government conducts 3-day web accessibility workshop

Government agency web developers together with lecturers

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) conducted a 3-day web accessibility training from August 24 – 26 at the DOST-ICT Office in UP Diliman, Quezon City specifically aimed at increasing the awareness of the national government agencies which compose its council members. Government agency web developers together with lecturers Web accessibility workshop is conducted at DOST-ICT Office Main Training […]

Web Accessibility goes to Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Web Accessibility goes to Polytechnic University of the Philippines

PWAG President Jojo Esposa introduces PWAG website to the participants.

PWAG President Jojo Esposa introduces PWAG website to the participants. PWAG President Jojo Esposa gave a short lecture on web accessibility during the whole day “Accessibility Reading and Publishing for all (DAISY ane EPUB)” lecture-seminar held at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Ninoy Aquino Library and Learning Resource Center last March 6, 2013. Docu-video about web accessibility initiatives in […]

PWAG to assist in forming government web template

PWAG to assist in forming government web template

A member of DOST-ASTI team demonstrates sample web template.

A member of DOST-ASTI team demonstrates sample web template. The Philippine Web Accessibility Group promised to assist the government in coming up of a unified web template which would have a common look-and-feel features and complies with existing memorandum circulars and directives. In a seminar called for by Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) and National Computer Center-Information and Communications […]

PWAG seeks development assistance

PWAG seeks development assistance

Mr. Hiroshi Kawamura of ODA

Mr. Hiroshi Kawamura of ODA The Philippine Web Accessibility Group requested the Official Development Assistance (ODA) of Japan to allocate funds for the monitoring and evaluation of accessibility compliance of key government websites during a consultation and orientation forum held last November 7, 2012 at UPAA Bahay ng Alumni, Diliman, Quezon City. PWAG President Jojo Esposa Jr. introduces the organization […]

Batangas Province opts for Accessible Web

Batangas Province opts for Accessible Web

Web accessibility training team were led by NCDA Chief Nelia De Jesus

More than twenty employees and staff of the Provincial Capitol of Batangas attended the Web Accessibility orientation last September 25. The whole day activity was sponsored by Sir Ronnel Del Rio, a visually impaired officer under the staff of Batangas Governor Vilma Santos. Training was conducted by Philippine Web Accessibility Group in partnership with MCCID College of Technology, National Council […]

HTML with Web Accessibility Training Launched

HTML with Web Accessibility Training Launched

PWAG Board Member Lourdes Borgonia demonstrates an experience of a screen reader user.

The National Computer Institute – Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO) conducted a one-day soft launch of HTML Training with Basic Web Accessibility Guide at NCC last July 20 at NCC-ADOC Computer Laboratory in Diliman, Quezon City. The training was conducted by Philippine Web Accessibility Group President Jojo Esposa and Board Member Lourdes Borgonia. ATRIEV Executive Director Tony Llanes also […]

DILG holds Web Accessibility Seminar

DILG holds Web Accessibility Seminar

Sir Jojo discusses the accessibility issues of DILG website.

Philippine Web Accessibility President Jojo I. Esposa conducted a web accessibility seminar to information technology staff and officials of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) last June 19, 2012 at their office in EDSA, Quezon City. The half-day activity was part of the department’s thrust in providing unhampered access to information even for those who are physically challenged. […]

IFES Hosts Web Access Workshop for COMELEC

IFES Hosts Web Access Workshop for COMELEC

PWAG President Jojo Esposa explains about the benefits of accessible websites.

PWAG President Jojo Esposa explains about the benefits of accessible websites. Philippine Web Accessibility Group (PWAG), NCDA’s online advocacy group on web accessibility, represented by its President and MCCID Institute of Technology Training Director Mr. Jojo Esposa, as Resource Person, shares hands-on techniques to make websites accessible to persons with disabilities . Participants listen attentively to the lecture. IFES Representative […]