The Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme for students entitled ‘Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of Founding of People’s Republic of China cum the 10th Anniversary of the Founding of the “Passing on the Torch” Platform – An Exploration into the History, Culture and Development of Beijing and Shanghai’ (the Programme).  In line with the curriculum, the Programme aims to enhance students’ understanding of the history and culture of Beijing and Shanghai as well as the various aspects of development and achievements of our country.  Students can also reflect on the opportunities and challenges brought about by our country’s development.


This 4-day programme is scheduled for 7 to 12 July 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 2 to 5 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 17 April 2019 (Wednesday).  Late submissions will not be accepted.



For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of the EDB at 2892 6462 or 2892 6472.


For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No.48/2019[download]