On the morning of 28th September, 2018, the opening ceremony of the Fujian Lifelong Education Day & National Lifelong Learning Week took place at Fujian RTVU. These activities were set up by Fujian province in accordance with the guidelines issued by the 19th NPC for national lifelong continuing education, and were sponsored by the Fujian Education Bureau and organised by Fujian RTVU.
On 25th August 2018, it was reported that Sichuan Radio and TV University (Sichuan RTVU) will launch a three-year free educational promotion project targeted at low income families, grass-roots cadres, and teachers in Litang, aimed at alleviate poverty in Litang County. The project aims to help 200 students.
The Gansu Provincial Department of Education recently held an exhibition of stories of teachers who possess four ideal teaching qualities, namely positive ideals and beliefs, moral integrity, solid knowledge, and benevolence, at Longyuan. Two teachers from Gansu Radio and Television University (Gansu RTVU), Gu Maochun and Ma Guoyun, were included on the list.
On 14th July 2018, Shandong Radio and TV University (Shandong RTVU) launched its summer vacation social activities in the targeted village with the theme of “Supporting Poverty-Stricken Villages Through Teaching Aid”.
On 24th August, 2018, a delegation of 8 people from the OUC, including Party secretary and president Yang Zhijian and vice president Liu Chen, went to Shenzhen RTVU to provide guidance. Party secretary and president of Shenzhen RTVU Zhong Zhihong, vice president Wang Liang, secretary of the Discipline Inspection Committee and vice president Hu Xinsheng, as well as other department heads, joined them and exchanged views.
In recent years, RTVUs in China have shifted their focus from degree education to equal priority on both degree education and non-degree education; from school education to the simultaneous promotion of school education and social education; from teaching to parallel development of teaching and research; and from closed self-development to open coordinated development. Against this background, and faced with enrolment pressure and fierce market competition, in recent years, Qinghai Radio and TV University (RTVU) has created a new internet-based layout relying on the modern distance education network platform to advance employee education, community education, senior citizen education, and various other types of training.
Every Tuesday, 72-year-old Grandpa Chen comes to the Calligraphy Experience Centre at Tianjin Radio and TV University (Tianjin RTVU) for his calligraphy lesson.
On 20th July 2018, a conference on development strategy was held at Guangdong Open University (Guangdong OU, Guangdong Polytechnic Institute).