During the 2012 National Lifelong Learning Week, the “Seminar on Reform and Development of University Continuing Education and Its Role in the Development of Learning Cities and Learning Enterprises” was held in Chengdu. Lu Xin, deputy minister of the Ministry of Education, attended the seminar and delivered an important speech.
On October 11, 2012, the China Distance Education Academic Forum themed “Distance Lab: Supporting Environment and Impetus for Innovation” was held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. This forum was jointly hosted by Distance Education in China and Zhejiang RTVU. It focused on practical issues in distance labs and distance teaching from
On September 16-19, 2012, the 4th KNOU/OUC/OUJ International Seminar on Distance Learning was held in Korea. The theme of the conference was “Future of Open and Distance Learning for Knowledge Network Society”. Presidents, scholars and renowned international experts of open and distance learning from China, Japan
On May 21, the inauguration ceremony for the Cloud Computing Application and E-Learning Laboratory co-established by the Open University of China (OUC) and Cisco Systems (China) was held at the OUC Wukesong Distance Education Building. In attendance were OUC President Yang Zhijian and Mr. Wim Elfrink, Cisco Systems Chief Globalisation Officer and Executive Vice President of Emerging Solutions, as well as other leading personnel from both organizations.
To support and promote the construction of digital learning resources, create new institutional mechanisms, and promote the joint construction and sharing of quality educational resources, the Open University of China (OUC) recently established the Digital Learning Resource Centre (hereinafter referred to as the Centre). The Centre will use cloud technology to build a digital learning resource bank and develop web-based learning platforms for various industries.
China's first "eLearning Media Asset Engineer" training programme has been jointly launched by the OUC School of Continuing Education（Training Centre） and Beijing Normal University R&D Center for Digital Learning and Public Education Service Engineering authorized by the Ministry of Education. It is the first certification programme based on the eLearning capacity model.
The first phase of the "eLearning Media Asset Engineer" training programme will be for instructor training and will be held at the OUC Weigongcun Campus. Attendees will learn new concepts and technologies in media asset design and development. Training methods
On October 2nd, 2011, the Open University of China (OUC) Chinese Language Center signed an agreement of cooperation with Indonesia's Victor Language Centre in a ceremony on Bali Island.
President of the OUC, Yang Zhijian, and Ardjan Leo, Vice Chairman of the Association of Social Care and Education of Chinese Indonesian Community in North Sumatra Indonesia and Coordinator of Foreign Language College of International Friendship of Asia attended the signing ceremony. Arifin Zain, Executive Chairman of Djakarta Chinese Education Coordination Organization, Director of Indonesia Ministry of Education Cooperating Agency of Joint Secretariat and Director