The iGovPhil Project officially adopts the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) as the accessibility standard for all its related web development and services. WCAG 2.0 is also an international standard, ISO 40500. This certifies it as a stable and referenceable technical standard.

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/

All iGovPhil Project services and content are currently moving towards WCAG Level A compliance. Work is being done to make the system fully compliant with this level.

Combination keys used for each browser:
  • Chrome for Linux press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for Windows press (Alt+shortcut_key)
  • Chrome for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • Safari for MAC OS press (ctrl+opt+shortcut_key)
  • For Firefox press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key)
  • For Internet Explorer press (Alt+Shift+shortcut_key) then press (enter)
Shortcut Keys Combination Activation:
  • Home Page (Combination + H): Redirecting to homepage.
  • Main Content (Combination + R): View the content section of the current page.
  • FAQ (Combination + Q): FAQ page.
  • Contact (Combination + C): Contact page or form inquiries.
  • Feedback (Combination + K): Feedback page.
  • Site Map (Combination + M): Site map (footer agency) section of the page.
  • Search (Combination + S): Search page.
  • Press ESC or CLICK the close the button to close this dialog box.
Second Philippine Professional Summit Slated October 15-16, 2013

Manila, October 9, 2013 – The Professional Regulation Commission announces the holding of the 2nd Philippine Professional Summit with the theme “Empowering Professionals Towards ASEAN Economic Community 2015” on October 15-16, 2013 at the Fiesta Pavilion of the Manila Hotel in celebration of the Philippine Professional Competitiveness Week by virtue of Proclamation No. 487, issued by His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III.

The second summit presents the regional and national developments that will prepare the competitiveness of the Filipino professionals in 2015. The 2-day summit aims to achieve an action agenda for professional services on standards of professional practice in the Philippines and to come up with strategies, action programs and policies to address the challenges of professionals specifically on regulation, development and professionals services, including entrepreneurship, doing business and joint ventures as professionals.

The summit also aims to unify the support, cooperation and participation of the professionals in achieving the updated Philippine Development Plan and the Philippine Labor and Employment Plan and enhance the understanding on ASEAN Economic MRAs, National Qualification Frameworks and its impact to the Filipino professionals.

The summit is a collaborative project of the PRC and the PAPRB for the year 2013 and provides a direction and guidance in the implementation of various professional services.

Registration may be made online at http://www.philippineprofessionalsummit.org/.

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