In order to study and implement the spirit of the important speech delivered by General Secretary Xi Jinping at the eighteenth collective learning conference of the Central Political Bureau on the development of blockchain technology, deepen the learning achievements of education under the theme of "Never Forget the Original Intention and Keep in Mind One’s Mission", guide the staff of the Open University of China (OUC) to further study and understand the development and application of blockchain technology in the educational field, and promote the reform and development of the OUC, the OUC convened a meeting for all of its faculty and staff to learn about blockchain on the morning of 2 December 2019.
In order to improve the academic and scientific research atmosphere of the Faculty of Political Science and Law, boost teachers' enthusiasm for scientific research, and serve the construction of the open education law major, the Law School of the Open University of China (OUC) Faculty of Political Science and Law held an academic salon on 21 November 2019, with the theme of "Research on the Design and Reform of the Undergraduate Course System of the OUC’s Law Major in the New Era.”
In order to fully implement the basic task of cultivating talented personnel through morality, strengthen the construction of medicine-related disciplines and specialties, and improve the quality of teaching and personnel training, the Faculty of Agroforestry and Medicine of the Open University of China (OUC) held a meeting on the teaching of medicine majors in Kunming, Yunnan Province, from 22-23 November 2019.
In order to further study and implement new socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics and the important thoughts on education by General Secretary Xi Jinping, actively guide the majority of teachers to become teachers with "four good attributes" (namely ideals and faith, moral sentiment, solid knowledge, and kindness), further improve the quality of teachers, and increase their knowledge of theory and policy, the Open University of China (OUC) recently launched a teacher’s ethics training project with the theme of "Remain True to the Original Intention, Keep in Mind the Mission” for college teachers.
From 25 to 29 November 2019, a special teacher training targeted at supporting the Xinjiang branch of the Open University of China (OUC) was held in Urumqi. One hundred and seventy-one teachers and managerial staff from radio and TV universities at prefecture and city level, and colleges directly under the OUC’s Xinjiang Branch participated in the training, which was the first of its kind.
An event to select outstanding teaching cases by students of primary education and outstanding cases of collective activities for preschoolers by students of preschool education, the first of the kind at the Open University of China (OUC), concluded successfully in Beijing.
In order to thoroughly implement the spirit of the 2019 teaching work conference and the third plenary session of the School Affairs Committee of the Open University of China (OUC), strengthen discipline construction and the development of the Accounting and Finance majors, optimise teaching content, improve the quality of education, and exchange experiences and build consensus, from 27-28 November 2019, the OUC Faculty of Economics and Management held an annual meeting for the central teaching and research groups of the Accounting and Finance majors in Chengdu.