Chen Qiong graduated with a degree in Philosophy from Sun Yat-Sen University in 1986, and started to work for the Open University (OU) of Guangdong that same year.

This is the story of Tang Wenxiang, a teacher, now retired, at Hunan Radio and TV University (Hunan RTVU).

Ye Ruyi was born in an ordinary worker's family at Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province. He lost his left leg in a car accident at the age of five. However, this did not dampen his aspirations for a better life.

On the afternoon of 14th October, 2018, the 8th National Numerical Control Skills Competition final was successfully concluded at the Beijing Etrong International Exhibition & Convention Centre. The fierce, seven-day competition, co-sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, and the China Machinery Industry Federation, included 687 participants from 29 provincial teams.

Zheng Jipeng, a full-time teacher at the OUC Faculty of International Languages and Cultures, has been engaged in college English teaching for 20 years. He always keeps in mind his responsibilities as a teacher and devotes himself selflessly to education and his students, constantly improving himself and the cause that he is engaged in. He always finds a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction in his daily work, which gives him the impetus to make further progress in his own field of expertise.

Ms. Zhang Ling is a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC). She began teaching advertising at the Open University of China (OUC) after graduating from the School of Journalism and Communication of Wuhan University in July 2005. She began to serve as the person in charge of the advertising major in 2007 and has worked as vice dean of the School of Communication since 2014. Zhang Ling has been dedicated and diligent since the start. She is warm and friendly to her colleagues and performs well in all aspects of her work.

Wang Shurong is a senior teacher at the Mongolian Central Primary School of Chagan Lake Town, Qianguo County, Jilin Province. She studied Chinese Language at the Open University of China (OUC) from the spring of 2016 until July 2018. She has been teaching at the school since November 1984.

Li Bei, of the Yao nationality, majored in Law in the class of 2007.

Li Bei has been a Communist Party member for 12 years, and is political commissar and Party branch secretary of the Public Security Detachment of the Loudi Public Security Bureau in Hunan province. She has been named “National Outstanding Communist Party Member” and “National Top-level Policewoman”, among other titles, and given a level-two public-security award.