The Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme for students entitled “Passing on the Torch” Platform Programme Series: An Exploration into the History, Culture, Economic and Technology Development of Chongqing. This programme, in line with the school curriculum, aims at enhancing students’ understanding of the history and culture, economic and technological development of Chongqing, as well as how Hong Kong can grasp the development opportunities.


This 4-day programme is scheduled for 21 to 24 November 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 1 to 3 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 20 September 2017 (Wednesday). Late submissions will not be accepted.



For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section, Education Bureau at 2892 5734 or 2892 6517.


For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 132/2017. [download]