The OUC Open University for Older Adults was officially inaugurated on 28th January 2015.

Editor's Note: The 2017 Open University of China (OUC) Essay Competition, themed “The OUC Implementing the Spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress,” ended a few days ago. A total of 174 articles were submitted by 23 departments, and 62 of those were awarded. Consideration is given to the development of the OUC in these articles by integrating the implementation of the spirit of the 19th CPC around the OUC’s central work. The OUC’s development draws inspiration from different perspectives on talent development reform, educational informatisation, credit bank construction, discipline and specialty research and construction, teacher training, targeted poverty alleviation, and international cooperation and exchanges. Some of the excellent, award-winning articles were selected for subsequent publicity on this website.

Editor’s Note: The 2017 Open University of China (OUC) Essay Competition, themed “The OUC Implementing the Spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress,” ended a few days ago. A total of 174 articles were submitted by 23 departments, and 62 of those were awarded. Consideration is given to the development of the OUC in these articles by integrating the implementation of the spirit of the 19th CPC around the OUC’s central work. The OUC’s development draws inspiration from different perspectives on talent development reform, educational informatisation, credit bank construction, discipline and specialty research and construction, teacher training, targeted poverty alleviation, and international cooperation and exchanges. Some of the excellent, award-winning articles were selected for subsequent publicity on this website.

The concept of big data has been in existence for 40 years, and its current high level of integration with technology has led to many changes in industry and everyday life. But what have been its effects on education, and how can it be applied to education in China?

Since the establishment of the China Central Radio and Television University (CCRTVU) in 1982, the course Public English has been an important part of its curriculum. As a compulsory course at the Open University of China (OUC), it began to adopt English-language teaching materials in 1985, and constantly improved them, going to the "RTVU English" version in 1994 and then to the Open English Series in 2004. Along with the textbooks, the teaching of Public English has constantly been updated to meet the needs of students. At this time as many as 2 million students take the course each academic year.

From 23-25 November, 2017, a conference titled “Quality Standards and Writing Norms for Educational Theses and Dissertations in Education-related Subjects” was held by the Faculty of Education of the Open University of China (OUC) in Kunming.

According to the US education website Education Dive, in 2018, university and college leaders should focus on the five following trends.

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On 10th October 2017, the leaders of 5+1 open universities in China, including the Open University of China, Beijing Open University, Jiangsu Open University, Guangdong Open University, Yunnan Open University, and Shanghai Open University gathered in Shanghai to discuss “the progress and achievements of open university construction.”