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Copyright in teaching and learning at HKU

Copyright for education


The Copyright Classroom

This is a video series on creative and ethical use of copyright works in education, a joint project of different HKU faculties and units. More copyright videos are available on The Copyright Classroom.


The University of Hong Kong


Intellectual Property Department (HKSAR)

  • Guidelines for Photocopying of Printed Works by Not-for-profit Educational Establishments

This set of non-statutory guidelines was developed jointly by copyright owners from the publishing industry, local newspapers, and copyright users from the educational sector to facilitate teachers in making multiple copies of a work for instructional purposes. The HUCOM Task Force on Reprographic Rights Licensing is one of the organizations which endorsed the Guidelines.

A basic primer for school teachers and administrators on copyright in education.

A leaflet to highlight some of the changes brought to our Copyright Ordinance (Cap. 528) since the enactment of the Copyright (Amendment) Ordinance 2007 that affect teachers and students.

This note reminds the importance of compliance with copyright law and sets out some suggested good practices to avoid inadvertent piracy in the course of teaching and learning.

A general booklet on the protection of trade marks, patents, copyright, designs, plant varieties and the layout design of integrated circuits in Hong Kong.

This note highlights the relevant information about the copyright exceptions under the Copyright Ordinance (Cap. 528) as expanded by the Amendment Ordinance 2022 which are applicable to educational establishments, in particular for the purposes of e-learning.


Education Bureau (HKSAR)