On 10 July 2019, the OUC, together with Tianjin RTVU, Hebei RTVU, and Baoding RTVU, launched a one-week training for primary and secondary school calligraphy teachers at Xiong County RTVU. The training took Chen Zhenlian’s Studio’s Dandelion Project at the OUC Painting and Calligraphy Art Education Research Institute as its starting point.
Yan Jiamu, chair of the Shenzhen Huashi Public Welfare Foundation and director of the Shenzhen Min'ai Comprehensive Service Centre for the Disabled, is also a technician and senior special-education teacher. From 2007 until 2009, he majored in Social Work at Shenzhen RTVU, and in 2008 received his national social-worker qualification.
Ren Jiedong, a member of the Communist Party of China, studied Chinese Language and Literature in the Pingliang division of Gansu Radio and TV University (Gansu RTVU), a branch of the Open University of China (OUC), from September 2004 to July 2006. Earlier, he had been employed by Pingliang RTVU, first as secretary of the Youth League Committee, then as director of the Administration Office.
Fu Yanlong, a physically challenged athlete, is a resident of Changlingzi Village near Songyuan City in Jilin Province.
Li Wenjun, 48, was laid off in 1996 from the processing branch of Shenyang Sheet Metals, and is currently chair of Shenyang Yizhenzhou Business and Trade, located in the Shenyang Employment Centre for the Disabled.
Zhang Fengcheng gained his Bachelor of Law degree from Beijing Open University. He began working in the legal profession in 1988, became qualified as a lawyer of the People's Republic of China in 1993, and began working as a lawyer in 1994. He is now the director of and a full-time lawyer at Beijing Sanwei Law Firm.
Ding Yuling graduated with a junior-college Rural Administration degree and excellent scores from the Yanqing Branch of Beijing Open University in January 2013. She is currently part-time vice chair of the Women's Federation of Yanqing District, director of the Beijing Kangzhuang Taipingzhuang Vegetable Cooperative, and general manager of Beijing Yuhai Manor Catering.
The China Vocational Education Association recently held a strategic cooperation signing ceremony with the Bayi School of the Open University of China (OUC) at the headquarters of Beijing Non-Commissioned Education.