With effect from 1 July 2004, private schools offering non-formal curriculum are exempt from certain requirements of the provisions of the Education Ordinance and Education Regulations relating to fees, employment of teachers, teachers’ qualifications, principals, holidays and hours of instruction subject to their compliance with conditions specified in the Education (Exemption) (Private Schools Offering Non-formal Curriculum) Order.
For details of the Education (Exemption) (Private Schools Offering Non-formal Curriculum) Order, please refer to the following documents:
(a) Education Bureau Circular No. 7/2007
(b) L.N. 76 of 2004
(c) L.N. 113 of 2004