Sun Yi, a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and deputy principal of and a teacher in Tiemenguan No.1 Kindergarten of the Second Division of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), has been named a "2022 National Model Teacher".

In order to implement the requirements of the Opinions of the State Council of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Strengthening the Work of Older Adults in the New Era, take advantage of the strengths of the open-university system, and promote the education of older adults at open universities, the Education Sub-committee of the OUC Academic Committee held a forum on innovative development of open-university education for older adults on 16 September 2022.

From 14 - 16 September 2022, the MOE Research & Training Centre for Community Education held its second Community Education Promotion and Achievement Exhibition online and offline.

The Open University of China (OUC) and Beijing Jiaotong University (BJU) held a symposium on joint cooperation in the Public Administration (Educational Economy and Management orientation) graduate programme, and a meeting with programme freshmen, on 7 September 2022 to mark the launch of the initiative.

On 7 September 2022, the Open University of China (OUC) hosted a lecture on cybersecurity. Mr Yang Weiping, deputy director of Cybersecurity Division of the Centre of Educational Management Information and the Assessment Centre of Classified Safety Protection for Educational Information of the Ministry of Education, spoke on Cybersecurity Risks and Countermeasures in Education Systems.

On the afternoon of 8 September 2022, the Open University of China (OUC) held a conference to celebrate the 2022 Teachers’ Day, summarising and commending the achievements and honours obtained by all the staff over the past year. More than 170 people, including the OUC leaders, teachers commended and representatives of teachers from various departments, attended the conference in person, and other staff members attended the conference online.

Since 2016, the Open University of China (OUC) has been committed to exploring the construction of overseas learning centres in response to the call of the Central Committee of the Party and the State Council to provide open education outside China as part of the Belt and Road Initiatives.

To enhance the digital literacy of faculty at the Open University of China (OUC), help them understand the latest technology and industry trends, and enhance the construction of learning resources and quality of courses, the Learner Resources Department, Academic Affairs Department, Department of Quality Monitoring and Control, Credit Bank, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Education, and Experimental School of the OUC recently organised a visit to the China Beijing International Fair For Trade in Services (CIFTIS).