On December 17, 2012, Mr. Abhimanyu Singh, Director and Representative, UNESCO Beijing was invited to visit the OUC and give two speeches on “Open and Distance Learning: Global Trends and Prospects” and “The History and Development of Open and Distance Learning in India” at the OUC Open Forum. 


The incentive-based evaluation mechanism developed by Chongqing RTVU’s Open Education School has become popular among students. Between December 3 and 10, 2012, more than 150 students from the university’s Open Education School exchanged their study credits for gifts. 


 The 7th Confucius Institute Conference was held at the China National Convention Center in Beijing from December 16 to 18, 2012. During the conference, Hao Ping, Vice Minister of Education, visited the MyEChinese distance education Chinese experiential zone held by the OUC’s Chinese Language Center. 

On December 1 2012, Hunan RTVU held a competition for students majoring in pharmaceutics. The competition required the contestants to distinguish between different Chinese traditional medicines with their eyes covered. A total of 88 students from 6 branch schools competed in the contest, which was attended by Peng Simao, deputy president of Hunan RTVU.

On December 6, Haidian Community College became OUC's 45th community education experiential learning center. The unveiling ceremony was attended by Zhang Shaogang, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the OUC, Qiao Jian, deputy secretary of the Education Committee of Haidian District, and Pan Sifa, executive vice president of Haidian Community College. 

The annual China (Hainan) International Winter Trade Fair of Tropical Agricultural Products opened on December 12, 2012 at Haikou Convention & Exhibition Center. "Village official" university students from Hainan RTVU were proud to display their self-developed products for the first time, and became the highlight of the fair. In the Hainan RTVU pavilion, a total of 24 students from

Thanks to the cooperation and integration of resources between the Yuhang Branch School of Zhejiang RTVU, the Hongfeng Campus of Yucai Primary School, and the Hongfeng Community, the “Second Class” designed for the children of migrant workers was established in the Hongfeng Community on December 6, 2012. Its aim is to provide extracurricular education especially suited to the circumstances of migrant children,

On December 3, 2012, the OER (Open Educational Resources) Asia Symposium was held at Guangdong Radio & TV University. Delegates from the Open University of China (OUC) attended the symposium.

Prof. Gajaraj Dhanarajan, former president of the Open University of Hong Kong and chairman of the board of governors at Malaysia's