On 29 December 2022, the 21st China Conference on Distance Education 2022 was held online and offline with the theme of “Lifelong Learning and Digital Transformation of Education”.

On 19 November 2022, the second “High-level Forum on Research in Contemporary Chinese Marxism 2022” was held in Beijing, sponsored by the Open University of China (OUC) and organised by the OUC School of Marxism.

From 10 to 13 November 2022, the finals of the 8th China International “Internet +” College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition was held online.

Recently, the project “Fostering Digital Competency, Building Re-Employment Capacity, and Enhancing Well-being for Older Adults in the Digital Economy” for international exchanges and cooperation as approved by the 2022 Budget and Management Committee of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

A national platform, “Smart Education of China”, recently launched a webpage aiming to study and implement the spirit of the 20th CPC National Congress and display the educational achievements over the past decade in China.

On 22 September 2022, a symposium and meeting for freshmen in the Marxist Theory graduate programme, a collaboration of the Open University of China (OUC) and Beijing Jiaotong University (BJU) were held at BJU to mark the official launch of the programme.

The World Vocational and Technical Education Development Conference was held in Tianjin on 19 and 20 August 2022. Chinese President Xi Jinping sent it a congratulatory letter which Vice Premier Sun Chunlan read on his behalf, along with a speech delivered via video link.

20 May 2022 saw the opening ceremony of the Lifelong Education Platform developed by the Open University of China (OUC), marking the official public launch of the platform. OUC President Jing Degang and Vice Presidents Ju Chuanjin and Fan Xianrui attended the opening ceremony.