The Chinese Journal of Distance Education has once again secured its place in the 2023 edition (the 10th edition) of the Guide to the Core Journals of China. This achievement further strengthens its position as a leading academic journal in the field. This comprehensive journal primarily concentrates on education theory and operates under the supervision of the Ministry of Education, with sponsorship from the Open University of China (OUC).

On 11 December 2023, the launch meeting and workshop for the fourth session of the "Rural Community Learning Centre (CLC) Capacity Building Project" were held at the Jingshi Xuetang Building of Beijing Normal University (BNU).

In June 2022, the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the Open University of China (OUC) launched a reform project focused on leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance smart English teaching.

The Open University of China (OUC) recently hosted a special training programme for Pharmacy major teachers at the National Vocational Education Teachers' Enterprise Practice Base.

To further explore and implement the important directives and guiding principles on digitalisation in education set forth by General Secretary Xi Jinping, the Open University of China (OUC)’s Academic Affairs Department, which also functions as the Office of the MOE Vocational Education Steering Committee, hosted a special lecture.

The recent conference on data sharing and application for higher education institutions, coupled with the launch of the second batch of pilot higher education institutions, was successfully held in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province.

From 3 to 4 December 2023, the Open University of China (OUC) held the Third Plenary Session of its Third Academic Committee in Shangrao, Jiangxi Province.

In alignment with the guiding principles of the 20th CPC National Congress, the Lifelong Education Research Institution at the Open University of China (OUC) organised the 2023 academic activities under the "Open Education Teaching and Research Capacity Enhancement Programme."