The OUC held its 2013 annual working conference in Beijing on February 23. The conference focused on the following issues: the construction of an institutional framework and an academic system, informatization, the importance of education and teaching, and the establishment of a credit bank.

Written by Guo Qingchun and He Dandan, Research on the Quality of Open Education at Different Teaching Venues: Analysis of the Establishment and Management of Teaching Venues in Open Education was published at the end of 2012.

Children can attend the nearest school, patients can see the nearest doctor, migrant workers can find a real job close to their home... In the eyes of Li Liancheng,

Xi’an RTVU has been promoting teaching reform since 2008. Today, candidates are able to schedule the time and place of exams for 113 courses. As of January 2013, 20,245, or 17.8% of all candidates, have already used this new format.


At the first session of the 12th Yunnan People’s Congress Yunnan RTVU student Tie Feiyan was elected by unanimous vote to become Yunnan Province’s youngest NPC deputy.

On January 9, 2013, a delegation led by Professor Helge Hoivik of Oslo University College visited the Open University of China (OUC). As a result of in-depth discussions, the two sides have decided to cooperate closely in fields including distance education course development and the use of distance education in teacher training.

The official report of the 18th National Congress of the CPC proposes the vigorous development of continuing education and the improvement of the lifelong education system. Xie Zhicai, a student at Qingdao RTVU

On the morning of January 18, 27 disabled people received undergraduate diplomas in social work from Shenzhen School of the OUC’s School for the Disabled at its first undergraduate graduation ceremony.

In 2001, Shenzhen Disabled Persons’ Federation