Zhang Chunyan graduated from the Department of History of Northeast Normal University in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree in History, and started working at Jilin Radio and TV University (Jilin RTVU) that same year. She is now a full-time professor in the Jilin RTVU learner-support centre. For 33 years, she has been doing teaching and research in adult, vocational and open-distance education. She is responsible, conscientious, dedicated and hardworking, and has made numerous contributions to the RTVU.

Wang Juming majored in Chinese Language and Literature in Shandong Radio and TV University (Shandong RTVU) from 1982 to 1985 and is a master of arts and crafts.

In order to implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Education Informatisation 2.0 Action Plan, promote the implementation of the National Big Data Strategy, cope with the opportunities and challenges arising from the reform of Open Education Informatisation, enhance the data literacy of teachers in the Open University of China (OUC) system, and enhance their ability to master data theory knowledge and data skills, from 27-30 May 2019, the OUC held a training class for key teachers of big data in education, the 1,910th of the kind.

On 2 June 2019, the Open University of China’s (OUC) First Nursing Case Competition Finals concluded successfully at the Weishanzhuang campus. A total of more than 130 people watched the competition, including vice president of the OUC Liu Chen, representatives of the middle level management of the OUC headquarters, representatives of the teaching faculties, and leaders and directors of relevant branches of the OUC.

The 9th KNOU-OUC-OUJ International Seminar was held in Seoul, South Korea, from 23- 24 May 2019.

From 14-17 May 2019, the Open University of China (OUC) held a training class for key teachers from the computer major with the aim of strengthening the construction of the teaching team of its computer majors, advancing the professional development of teachers, and improving the teachers’ general ability. Over seventy teachers from computer majors in OUC branches attended the training and completed the studies. Lin Yu, OUC vice president, delivered a summary speech and granted completion certificates to the trainees.

In order to strengthen the construction of the management team of the Experimental School system and enhance the professional ability and level management personnel, a training class, the 1,905th of the kind, was held for heads of the branch schools (study centres) of the Experimental School of the Open University of China (OUC) and enrolment managing staff in Beijing from 20-24 May 2019.

From 8-10 May 2019, a seminar on teaching work for the Open University of China’s (OUC) Electromechanical majors was held in Huzhou, Zhejiang province. Ye Zhu, Vice President of Huzhou Radio and TV University (Huzhou RTVU), Shao Yunda, deputy director of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and more than 70 other teachers, including persons in charge of the majors and members of the online teaching team from the OUC headquarters and branches, participated in the seminar.