An Exploration into the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cities (2019/20)(Application in progress)

Upload Date : 2 July 2019

Summary
This circular memorandum invites primary, secondary and special schools to nominate Primary 4 to Secondary 6 students and teachers (including principals) to participate in the captioned programme.

 

Details
The Education Bureau (EDB) organises “An Exploration into the Guangdong-Hong
Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cities (2019/20)” (the Programme). The Programme aims at providing different learning experiences for students to enhance their understanding of the development of the cities in the Greater Bay Area in history, culture, technology, aviation, economy, urban planning and ecosystems as well as to learn the strengths of and opportunities for Hong Kong and the relevant cities in Greater Bay Area Development.

 

The EDB has commissioned service providers to organise 9 trips, of which 5 are each divided into 2 sub-trips and 1 is divided into 8 sub-trips, in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area cities between September 2019 and August 2020. The duration of the trips ranges from one to two days. Students from Primary 4 to Secondary 6 may participate. 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 9 trips.


Schools may apply for joining more than one of the trips within the 2019/20 school year and encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before to join. Participation of students is on a voluntary basis.


Schools which would like to nominate their students to participate in the Programme should download the application form from the websites of the service providers. The completed application form should be returned to relevant service provider by fax at least four weeks prior to the departure of the trip which the school intends to join.


Enquiry
For enquiries on the enrolment and itinerary, please contact relevant service providers. For general enquiries on the Programme, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of the EDB at 2892 5734 or 2892 5936.

 

For more information about the Mainland exchange programmes for students, please refer to Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 106/2019 [Download].