The Education Bureau (EDB) organises two Mainland Exchange Programme for Student Leaders (the Programme) each year to broaden participants’ horizons, enhance their understanding of our country and its development, as well as strengthen their understanding of the attributes leaders should possess.


The Programme consists of the following 2 study tours to be held in Beijing. 

Tour A: 27 - 31 December 2017        (Quota:200 students & 20 teachers)

Tour B: 2 - 6 April 2018                     (Quota:240 students & 24 teachers)

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 ten Secondary 5 students and six school teachers (five Secondary 5 students and three school teachers for each tour) for the Programme.  Schools having both student and teacher nominations will have their students given higher priority in the selection process.  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 required to complete and return the application form(s) for students and/or teachers (Annex4 and/or Annex 5 in the Circular Memorandum  (Chinese version only) by mail to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB at Room 934, 9/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai on or before 28 September 2017 (Thursday).  Late submission 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. 167/2017. [download]