The Education Bureau (EDB) organises “An Exploration of Macao and Hengqin” (the Programme) which aims at providing life-wide learning experience for students to understand the history and culture of Macao, the planning and furture development of Macao and Hengqin, and the current situation of the higher education as well as studying and working opportunities in Macao.  In addition, students can also experience the transportation development between Hong Kong and the adjacent cities in the Greater Bay Area by using the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.  They would also better understand how the opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge brings opportunities for Hong Kong.


The EDB has commissioned a service providers to organise 2 trips between December 2019 and August 2020.  The duration of the trips ranges from one to two days.  Students from Primary 4 to Secondary 3 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 2 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 three weeks prior to the departure of the trip which the school intends to join.




 For enquiries on the enrolment and itineraries, please contact the service providers at 2116 3775.  For general enquiries on the Programme, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of the EDB at 2892 6517 or 2892 5734.


For more information about the Mainland exchange programmes for students, please refer to Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 198/2019 [Download].