An Exploration into the History and Technology of Beijing and Shanghai

Upload Date : 25 May 2017


In alignment with the school curriculum, the Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme entitled “Passing on the Torch” Mainland Exchange Programme Series for Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of HKSAR – An Exploration into the History and Technology of Beijing and Shanghai (the Programme) with an aim of enhancing students’ understanding of the history, culture as well as technological development and application in these two cities.  Students can also reflect on the opportunities and challenges brought up by our country’s development.


This 6-day programme is scheduled for 22 to 27 July 2017.  Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3 in the Circular Memorandum (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.  Schools can encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before to join the Programme, and all participation is on a voluntary basis.  Interested schools are requested to return the completed application form (Annex 4  in the Circular Memorandum, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB by fax (3104 0716) on or before 12 June 2017 (Monday).  Late submissions will not be accepted.



For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section, Education Bureau at 2892 6517 or 2892 6462.


For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 101/2017. [download]