The Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme entitled ‘“Passing on the Torch Platform” Programme Series: An Exploration into the History, Ethnic Culture and Geological Heritage of Yunnan’ (the Programme) for students.  The Programme, in line with the curriculum, aims at enhancing students’ understanding of the history, ethnic culture and the characteristics of the Global Geopark of Yunnan so as to help them explore how the traditional culture and geological heritage is conserved.


This 5-day programme is scheduled for 24 to 28 June 2019.  Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3 (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 any 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, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of the EDB by fax (3104 0716) on or before 15 April 2019 (Monday).  Late submissions will not be accepted.



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


For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No.42/2019[download]