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A typical standards meeting

Standards roles I currently hold:

  • Invited expert to IMS Accessibility Special Interest Group
    currently working on Access For All 3.0
  • Co-editor ISO 24751:2008, Individualized Adaptability and Accessibility in E-learning, Education and Training 2008 – currently under revision
  • Participant and contributor to development of Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure ( as editor of ISO 24751:2008 (
  • Vice Chair BSI ICT/00-/06 ICT Accessibility Co-ordination
    o Committee responsible for national co-ordination of all UK input to international accessibility standards
  • Member BSI IST/043 Information Technology for Learning Education and Training
    Supply Accessibility expertise, ISO Standards development representation and liason with other committees
  • Head of UK delegation to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36
    ISO Committee responsible for Standards related Information and Communications Technology in Learning Education and Training.
 Active in the sub-group Culture, Language and Individual Needs, and active in Management and Delivery of Learning Resources where I co-edit a Technical Element part of Metadata for Learning Resources
 Standard. Also active in an ad-hoc looking at a future “packaging” standard to incorporate eBooks.
  • Head of UK delegation to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC35
    ISO Committee responsible for Standards related to User Interfaces
  • Liaison between ISO/IEC JTC1 SC35 and a Joint Task Accessibility Group working across CEN and ETSI to revise ISO Guide 71, which is a standard relating to the needs of older persons
  • Frequent Head of UK delegation to ISO/IEC JTC1 Special Working Group on Accessibility
    Group attempting harmonisation across accessibility standards and related goals (see the Goals/Terms of Reference section of The SWG-A Website
  • Member and Contributing Author BSI IST/45
    Group that have just produced a ground-breaking standard putting many accessibility activities within organisations in a useful process framework
  • ISO/IEC JTC1 Study Group on Green Information and Communication Technology
    I Co-Edit the Report on Green ICT as applied to Education

Samples of Standards Work I have authored or authored contributions to in the past:

  • ISO/IEC 24751:2008 Individualised Adaptation for eLearning, Education and Training and its current revision (under way)
  • BS 8878:2010 Web Accessibility - Code of Practice
  • IMS Learner Information Package Accessibility for LIP
  • IMS Access For All 1.0
  • IMS Access For All 2.0 and its equivalent in ISO (see the Papers section of this Website)
  • IMS Access For All 3.0 in preparation - Public Copy at
  • IMS Guidelines for Developing Accessible Learning Applications
  • ISO Technical Reports output from Special Working Group on Accessibility
  • IMS Content Packaging 1.2
  • IEEE Resource Aggregation Model for Learning Aggregation and Training
  • IEEE P1484.12.3 LOM Corrigenda
  • CEN-ISSS Document Processing for Accessibility
  • IMS LIP version 1.0
  • IMS QTI versions 1.1 and 1.2
  • BSI BS7988 A Code of Practice for the use of Information Technology for the Delivery of Assessments
  • BSI BS 8426:2003 A Code of Practice for e-support in e-learning systems
  • IMS ePortfolio 1.0 Specification
  • Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure (