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Mainland Exchange Programme - “Passing on the Torch Platform” Programme Series: An Exploration into the Culture and Innovative Technologies of Hangzhou and Shaoxing (2016/17)

Date : 24 March 2017

Details

In alignment with the school curriculum, the Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme entitled “Passing on the Torch Platform” Programme Series: An Exploration into the Culture and Innovative Technologies of Hangzhou and Shaoxing (2016/17) (the Programme) for students to understand the natural and cultural landscape of Hangzhou and Shaoxing and to experience the rich cultural heritage.  Students can also explore the development and achievements of innovative technologies in Mainland.

 

This is a 5-day programme scheduled for 3 to 7 July 2017 in Hangzhou and Shaoxing.  Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3(Chinese version only).

 

Each school can nominate at most two groups of participants (each group consists of 10 Secondary 3 to 5 students and 1 teacher) for the Programme.  While schools can encourage participation of students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before, all participation is on a voluntary basis.  Interested schools are requested to return the completed application form (Annex 4, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section, Education Bureau at Room 934, 9/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong on or before 25 April 2017 (Tuesday).  Late submissions will not be accepted.

 

Enquiry

For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB at 2892 5762 or 2892 6429.  For more information of Mainland Exchange Programme, please visit the “Passing on the Torch National Education Platform” at http://www.passontorch.org.hk.

 

For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 51/2017 [download].