Written by Dr. Wang Ying, deputy director of the Research Institute of Open and Distance Education of the Open University of China (OUC), and published by the OUC Press, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR): Theory and Practice presents an analysis of international research related to credit policies, credit accumulation and transfer, and recognisation of learning outcomes.

Co-hosted by Distance Education in China, Guangzhou RTVU, and Guangzhou Distance Education Center, and entitled “Open up a New Field for E-Learning — Innovations and Explorations on the Construction of Learning-Oriented Guangzhou”, the 23rd Roundtable Conference on Distance Education in China took place in Guangzhou on December 1, 2012.

Liang Xiaohui, from the School of Humanities of Guangzhou RTVU, who enrolled in the autumn of 2010 and majors in advertising design and production, wins the "Academy Award" in the 10th Chinese University Students' Advertising Art Festival. Her winning work, Kuaikeyaoye — Chessboard, is regarded as an innovative design and won the bronze medal

On Nov. 27, the village committee and family planning association of Yan Shan village invited Teacher He from Hangzhou Radio and TV University to give a presentation entitledHow to Become a Graceful Woman to the women in the village. Focusing on workplace etiquette, the power-point presentation covered topics such as: appropriate dress, emotional stability, mood management, and more. The spirited discourse provided great

The theme of this year’s 21th International Day of People with Disability on December 3 was “removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all”. The opening ceremony of the OUC’s School for the Disabled was held in Shenzhen today, along with a seminar on education for the disabled. Yang Zhijian, president of the OUC,

On November 30, 2012, the OUC held a ceremony to appoint Professor Yu Zhigang, China University of Political Science and Law(CUPL), legal adviser for the OUC. The appointment aims to adapt to the new educational environment of the OUC and safeguard its legal rights, while continuing to enhance the ability to administer the university according to the law.

The “Research and Practice of the Accreditation, Accumulation and Transforming System of National Continuing Education Learning Outcomes” project was formally opened at the OUC on December 1, 2012. 10 experts from the Ministry of Education (MOE), universities and the industry have provided guidance and evaluation for the project. Ruan Zhiyong, party secretary and vice-president of the OUC, and Zhang Shaogang, vice party secretary of the OUC, attended the evaluation seminar. 

On the afternoon of November 26, 2012, the Open University of China and the Academic Bureau of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ABCAS) officially signed an agreement to join hands and use their respective advantages to plan and promote a series of video lecture courses, “Science and China - Academicians and Experts Lecture Series”,