Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) (Schools Sector)

Green Prefect Programme

About the Award

Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence is one of the most credible environmental awards in Hong Kong, under which the schools sector recognises schools with excellent environmental performance.

HKAEE (Schools Sector)

The Schools Sector is further divided into three sub-sectors and all schools in Hong Kong can apply for the coming 2021 HKAEE. More details will be announced soon.

Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence
Environmental Education and Community Action Projects

Major Activities

Winning School Visits
cum Environmental Training Workshops

Visits to past winning schools of the Hong Kong Green School Award (HKGSA) and HKAEE will be arranged for participating schools to gain valuable insights on implementing environmental management and education.

Schools managers, teachers and non-teaching staff are all welcome to join.

Facilitator Scheme

Facilitators will be provided to participating schools that require guidance and advice on improving their environmental performance.

Schools interested in having a facilitator should indicate their request when submitting the application for HKAEE.


Winners of the HKAEE will be selected from a rigorous assessment process that comprises three stages:

Stage I – Initial Assessment
Self-assessment by schools on their environmental performance

Stage II – Detailed Assessment
Field assessment by assessors

Stage III – Final Assessment
Winners will be selected by the Adjudicating Panel


(Trophy + Cash Prize)

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Pre-school HK$20,000 HK$15,000 HK$10,000
Primary school HK$50,000 HK$40,000 HK$30,000
Secondary school HK$60,000 HK$50,000 HK$40,000

Or a combination deemed appropriate by the Adjudicating Panel

Participation Certificate

for each eligible school that has completed Stage 1 Initial Assessment

Complimentary Performance Report

School that has completed Stage 2 Detailed Assessment can also receive the report

SEPAS Timeline

Report on Schools' Overall Performance for
18th Hong Kong Green School Award