Recently, the Beijing Municipal Education Commission (BMEC) announced its recipients of the 2020 “Famous Teacher Prize” for excellence in teaching at Beijing universities.

On the afternoon of 17 December 2020, a delegation made up of Weng Tiehui, member of the Party leadership group and vice minister of the Ministry of Education (MOE); Deng Chuanhuai, director of the MOE Department of Policies and Regulations; Cui Baoshi, president of the National Institute of Educational Sciences (NIES); and Xie Li, deputy director of the MOE Department of Vocational and Adult Education, visited the Open University of China (OUC) to investigate its work in lifelong education and attend the North China Symposium on "Building an Education System Serving Lifelong Learning for All".

A few days ago, an event to display the teaching in the course Ideological and Political Theory concluded at the School of Marxism of the Open University of China (OUC).

On 22 December 2020, a meeting to promote the transformation and development of Shaanxi Open University (Shaanxi OU) was held at the university’s Guodu campus.

In order to further study and implement Xi Jinping's new socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics, uphold and carry forward the fine tradition of "from the masses, to the masses,” and immerse teachers in the grassroots to understand the actual situation of teaching at the front line, the Open University of China (OUC) held an online teacher-student forum on "entering the front line and meeting grassroots-level students and teachers to improve teaching work" on 16 December 2020.

In order to study and implement the guiding principles of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee and accurately grasp the meaning of the Lecture Notes of General Secretary Xi Jinping's Important Exposition on Education, Jing Degang, secretary of the Party Committee and president of the Open University of China gave a live class on “Situation and Policy” to all teachers and students in the system on 4 December 2020.

The OUC held a conference on the teaching work of political science and law majors, as well as a forum on the innovation of ideological and political education in courses in Guangdong from 11-12 December 2020.

In the teaching ability competition of the 2020 National Vocational Student Skills Competition, held in Zhuzhou, Hunan province from 9 to 12 December 2020 and sponsored by the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Open University of China (OUC) won an outstanding contribution award for its technical support for the competition, which received high praise from the MOE Department of Vocational and Adult Education. Li Linshu, vice president of the OUC, was invited to attend the competition.