Mainland Exchange Programme for Secondary Students - An Exploration of Guangdong and Guangxi (2018/19) (application in progress)

Upload Date : 14 August 2018



This circular memorandum invites secondary and special schools to nominate secondary 3 to Secondary 6 students and teachers (including principals) to participate in the captioned programme.




The Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme for students entitled “Mainland Exchange Programme for Secondary Students - An Exploration of Guangdong and Guangxi (2018/19)” (the Programme), in line with the school curriculum, aims at providing different learning experiences for students to deepen their understanding of the history, culture, innovative technology, arts, music, sports, natural landscape and environmental protection as well as economic development in the Mainland (including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Foshan, Heyuan, Guilin and Yangshuo).


EDB has commissioned a service provider to organise the 6 trips between September 2018 and August 2019.  The trips range from two to three days.  These 6 trips include 5 trips in Guangdong Province and 1 trip in Guangxi.  Please refer to Annex 1 (Chinese version only) for details of the Programme and application procedures and Annex 2 (Chinese version only) for the itineraries and other information of these 6 trips.


Schools may apply for joining more than one of the trips within the 2018/19 school year and encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before to join.  Participation of studentsis on a voluntary basis.


Schools, which would like to nominate their students to participate in the Programme, should download the application form from the website of the service provider. The completed application form should be returned to the service provider by fax within the specified period of time [please refer to Annex 1 (Chinese version only)] before the departure of the trip which the school intends to join.




For enquiries on the enrolment and itinerary, please contact the service provider. For general enquiries on the captioned Programme, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB at 2892 6436 or 2892 6103.  For more information of Mainland Exchange Programme for students, please visit the “Passing on the Torch National Education Platform” at


For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 144/2018. [download]