After three years of investigation and demonstrations, the Open University of China (the OUC) recently completed its examination and approved the professional project and development scheme for the junior college “Senior Services and Management” programme.

On October 21-23, 2014, the Open University of China (OUC) held the Seminar on the OUC Learner Support System Construction in Changsha City, Hunan Province, to explore the structure of the OUC learner support system construction, to make the online teaching process practical, and to improve online teaching quality.

A Symposium on Education for older adults by the Open University of China (OUC) was held on October 25-26, 2014 in Chengdu, China. The symposium focused on how to respond to the Ministry of Education, who is leading a special campaign on investigation and research tasks related to the National Development Plan on the Education for Older Adults (2016-2020), and discussed relevant topics on the planned subject of “Study of Education for Older Adults” for the OUC from 2012-2014.

With a topic of “Depth, Optimization, and Intensification — The Reform and Development of International Chinese Teachers’ Training,” The Fourth International Chinese Teacher Training Forum was held at the Open University of China (OUC) on October 24 and 25.

 

From September 18 to 20, 2014, the Open University of China (OUC) held the Open Online Course Development and Operation Seminar and First Sino-Norwegian Senior Seminar on MOOC. 56 participants from 18 open universities and Radio and TV Universities (RTVUs), colleges/universities, education/training institutions, and education software companies nationwide attended the Seminar, with 52 of them successfully completing the seminar.

Organized by Hong Kong, Macao, and the Taiwan Office under the Ministry of Education, co-organized by the Open University of China (OUC) and the Greater China Youth (www.GCyouth.net), Chinese History Website Experts Symposium was recently held in the OUC. Chinese History Website was founded and led by Liu Naiqiang, a member of the Drafting Committee for the Basic Law of HKSAR and organizer of Greater China Youth Online.

On Oct. 9, 2014, in order to further enhance the quality of online course building, identify the significance of the trial operation of the online course, clarify procedures for the work, and to promote the nationwide trial operation of the online course in the autumn of 2014, the Open University of China (OUC) held a work summary and seminar on the building and trial operation of the online course during the spring of 2014.

On September 22, 2014, the Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Foundation, Mr. Wang Mingang, visited The Open University of China (OUC). The Party Secretary of the OUC Li Ling, Vice President of the OUC Liu Chen, and relevant department heads held a discussion with Wang Mingang about the cooperation between Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Foundation and the OUC.