On 13 April 2021, a conference to verify joint certification of innovation and entrepreneurship for Entrepreneurship and Small Business (ESB) was held on the Fuxingmen campus of the Open University of China (OUC).

A training class on live-stream commerce, the 1st of its kind, jointly held for disabled adults by Lishui Radio and TV University (Lishui RTVU) and the Lishui Disabled Persons’ Federation in order to support employment of the disabled and help them start their own businesses, as well as to implement the key strategic decisions and plans of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council, and help realise the goal of "building a moderately prosperous society in an all-round way and leaving no disabled people behind", concluded recently. The event was attended by more than 70 disabled people in the city.

On 13 April 2021, the Faculty of Economics and Management held a teaching-skills exchange, which coincided with a competition to select candidates for the Teaching-skills Competition of the Open University of China (OUC). Seven teachers participated in the event, and all teachers in the faculty attended to watch, and to engage in teaching exchanges and evaluations.

On the afternoon of 8 April 2021, the Faculty of Foreign Languages of the Open University of China (OUC) offered a profession-development seminar to its teachers. Every teacher in the faculty participated.

In order to enhance the work of awarding degrees, ensure the quality of undergraduate instruction, and implement the strategy of "Creating Excellence and Improving Quality" of the Open University of China (OUC), the university held a training session on checking for plagiarism in bachelor-degree theses on 9 April 2021.

Recently, the “One College Student Per Village” programme implemented by the Open University of China (OUC) was awarded the 2020 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education.

On 6 April 2021, the UNESCO Paris Headquarters declared that the “One College Student Per Village” programme from the People’s Republic of China implemented by the Open University of China (OUC) will be awarded the 2020 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Education (abbreviated as the UNESCO prize for the use of information and communication technologies in education).

On the evening of 4 April 2021, an interview with Professor Shi Leifen, a tutor with Lishui Radio and TV University (Lishui RTVU) in Zhejiang province, aired on the China Education Network Television (CENTV) programme "I am a Tutor". In this episode, Professor Shi shared her 29 years of experience as a tutor, and told the national audience about Lishui RTVU.