On October 13th, the National Opening Ceremony of the 2013 Lifelong Learning Activity Week was held in the Binhai New Area of Tianjin. At the ceremony, the list of 104 “Grassroots Learning Stars” was revealed, including Shao Denghui, who was recommended by Ningbo Radio and TV University (RTVU, aka Ningbo Community College.
On the morning of October 11th, the Photographic Arts Branch (hereinafter referred to as “Branch”) of the Guangxi Old Professors Association was established in Guangxi Radio and TV University (RTVU). The president of the Association, Che Fangren, along with other guests, such as Guangxi RTVU Vice President Miao Jian,
In order to fast-forward the construction of a high quality online core curriculum, the Open University of China (OUC) conducted a series of training activities with the theme of “The design and development of an online core curriculum based on the OUC’s learning platform” from October 9-11, 2013. Ms. Christine Armatas, a professor from North Melbourne Polytechnic University, was invited to lecture at the training activity. More than 60 teachers, managerial and technical personnel from the OUC attended the onsite training. In total, 70 people took part in the online live broadcast.
Recently, the Research and Training Centre for Community Education under the Ministry of Education (MOE) held its nationwide “Beautiful Community Traditional Chinese Painting Contest”. Harbin Radio and TV University (RTVU) responded positively by organizing for various community colleges, an elderly university and teachers at Harbin RTVU to participate in the contest through wide publicity and careful preparation. The university strictly evaluated collected artworks before eventually selecting 28 outstanding ones to be entered in the competition.
On October 9, 2013, the MOE Research & Training Centre for Community Education (hereinafter referred to as Centre) held a Symposium on Building an Experiential Learning Centre, which discussed methods of construction and management, operational mechanisms, curriculum setup and the teaching methods that the Experiential Learning Centre would employ.
On September 13, 2013, the Publishing and Media Group (PMG), together with the Beijing Association for Digital Science and Technology Popularization (BADSTP), hosted “2013 Digital Publishing Industry Salon”. Twenty-one experts in digital science and technology popularization and publishing were invited, including Deputy Secretary-General
The Open University of China’s (OUC) third international Chinese teacher training session for open university system was held from September 25-29 at the OUC Wukesong campus. 22 core teachers and teaching administrative staff from provincial and municipal Radio and TV Universities (RTVUs) in Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Shenyang, Hebei, Shandong, Xinjiang, Gansu, Guizhou, Xi’an, Chongqing, Zhejiang, Ningbo, Fujian and other provinces completed the five-day training.
On the morning of August 16, the Zhejiang Daily newspaper group signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Zhejiang RTVU. The two sides will make full use of the resources available in their respective fields, extend the scope of cooperation to promote and accelerate the construction of Zhejiang Open University, and take an active role in the construction of a lifelong learning system and learning society.