Since late October 2018, the Dazhou rural-revitalization projects “Professional Enhancement for 1000 Party Secretaries” and “Degree Enhancement for 1000 Cadres”, sponsored by the Organisation Department of the Dazhou CPC Committee and undertaken by Dazhou Radio and TV University (Dazhou RTVU), have been conducted. So far, 300 secretaries of village Party branches have received training in three classes, and 200 village cadres have received face-to-face tutorials. The projects were recognised in the 2018 comprehensive evaluation of Sichuan RTVU.
On 12 December, 2018, a conference to promote distance education and launch a distance-education platform for elderly residents of Anhui was held in Hefei.
“I was very unhappy before I began studying at Xi’an Radio & TV University (Xi’an RTVU). At that time, I had been working for many years, and had no time to spare for studying. But after entering Xi’an RTVU, thanks to its customised setup for working students, which integrates instruction via mobile terminal, face-to-face teaching, and independent study, my attitude changed.” These words are from a speech given by Wan Ming, a student named a “Learning Star” by Xi’an RTVU. His speech received loud applause, reflecting overall approval of the new teaching system.
In November, tea lovers gathered together in the tea evaluation lab of Fujian Radio & TV University (Fujian RTVU) to celebrate the Fuzhou round of the “Zhuzi Cup” Cross-Strait Folk Tea Competition, an important part of the 12th Cross-Strait Tea Industry Expo happening from 14-18 November 2018.
On the 15th and 16th of November, a camera crew from China Central TV Station (CCTV) shot a programme about international students from Oman at Ningxia Radio & TV University (Ningxia RTVU). The show is part of celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Oman,
On the 16th and 17th of November, 2018, an academic seminar titled "Regional Credit Bank and Continuing Education", co-hosted by Shandong Radio and Television University (Shandong RTVU) and Qingdao RTVU, and sponsored by Beijing Century Chaoxing Group, was held in Qingdao.
From 1 to 6 November, a 2018 state-level senior seminar, Experimental Construction of Visual Artificial Intelligence Based on Big Data and In-Depth Learning, was held in the Continuing Education Centre of National Technical Professionals (Anhui Radio & TV University) in Hefei. It attracted nearly 70 artificial-intelligence researchers from across the country.