The key to strong villages and rich farmers is talent, and the focus of rural revitalisation is on talent development. Moreover, village-level Party secretaries are essential to this. Recently, the 2019 rural-revitalisation training class for village-level Party secretaries concluded at Lishui Radio and TV University (Lishui RTVU).

On 15 March, 2019, Shandong Radio and TV University (RTVU) signed an agreement with Rizhao Agricultural, Marine Engineering, and Science and Technology Secondary Schools to cooperate on technical secondary-school education of rural grassroots cadres.

On the afternoon of 24 March, 2019, the Open Education School of Zhejiang RTVU awarded degrees for the spring 2019 semester and held the freshman opening ceremony.

Recently, on the campus of Zhejiang Radio and Television University (Zhejiang RTVU), a contest related to traditional Chinese culture has been in full swing. A series of educational films on local traditional culture were created by the RTVU, and an online competition related to its content was set up on the Zhejiang Learning Network. Nearly 10,000 students from the provincial RTVU system have participated, and it has gained a large social-media following in Zhejiang.

During Spring Festival, in order to help students with disabilities in the school enjoy a fun, happy festival, the Open University of China (OUC) Xiamen branch’s Zixuan tutorial centre carried out fund raising and activities themed around “Caring for and sending warmth to the disabled during Spring Festival” with 28 student families who are particularly poor or have multiple disabled family members in Xiangan District, Xiamen.

Modern History and Culture of North China, a collection of essays from a column in the Journal of Hebei Radio & TV University, was published recently by Hebei Education Press. The essays were selected from among 31 outstanding academic articles published in the journal’s Modern History and Culture of North China column. The book is broken into six chapters: culture, society, economy, figures, education, and military affairs.

The year 2018 marked the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up, and the establishment of the Radio and TV University system by Deng Xiaoping. This year, 2019, marks the 40th anniversary of Jiangxi Radio and TV University (Jiangxi RTVU). Recently, the RTVU held a series of activities to commemorate the pioneering work of Comrade Deng in establishing the RTVU system, and to celebrate the anniversaries.

From 27 to 28 December 2018, Guangzhou Radio and TV University (Guangzhou RTVU) held a 2018 Open Education Enrolment Meeting with the theme of "Grasping Quality, Realising True Development, Emphasising Connotation, and Promoting Openness.”