At 10 am on 21 June 2019, the conference to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Open University of China (OUC) was held.

"Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of China and uphold the tradition of respect for teachers in the new era". On the afternoon of 10 September, 2019, the OUC celebrated the 2019 Teachers' Day and held a Commendation Conference. More than 400 people, including the school leaders and faculty members, attended the conference. The conference was presided over by Liu Chen, deputy secretary of the Party committee.

Yang Changjia, Party secretary of Dongyue Village, Guangshan County, said with great excitement: "The 17th of September, 2019, is a day I will remember all my life. General Secretary Xi Jinping came to our village to look into efforts at poverty alleviation and industrial development. He encouraged us to implement the Party's policies and work toward poverty alleviation."

On 24 September 2019, Ding Xiangyang, deputy secretary-general of the State Council, visited the Open University of China (OUC) with a delegation in order to conduct research and guide the construction of the National Credit Bank for Vocational Education, along with Sun Yao, vice minister of Ministry of Education (MOE).

From 10 to 11 October 2019, the OUC 2019 Teaching Working Conference and Third Session of the General Assembly of the OUC School Affairs Committee was held in Beijing.

From 28-29 November 2019, the Quality Management Work Conference of the Open University of China (OUC) was held in Shenzhen.

From 5-6 December 2019, the 2019 OUC Teaching and Scientific Research Meeting was held in Haikou, Hainan Province.

From 16-20 December 2019, the media delegation for the OUC's ‘Realising Dreams of Further Education' visited the OUC branches in Guangdong and Fujian for in-depth interviews related to this programme; it was accompanied by the OUC Publicity Department (Press Centre) and the Office for Industrial-worker Education. The interviews were conducted with both enterprise personnel and students in order to determine the changes the programme had brought about in the lives of workers.