From 21-28 September 2019, the Open University of China (OUC) sent a delegation of five people headed by vice president Yang Xiaotang to visit the University of Goroka in Papua New Guinea and Massey University in New Zealand. The delegation attended the launch ceremony of the Confucius Education, Culture, and Research Centre (hereinafter referred to as Confucius Centre) at the University of Goroka and signed a Memorandum of Understanding and also held talks and reached cooperation intentions with Massey University in the areas of online distance teaching and teaching Chinese as a foreign language.