On 22nd June 2018, Jilin Radio and Television University (RTVU) convened a conference on open education for the elderly. Over 60 people participated in the conference, including relevant leaders and experts from the Open University of China (OUC), the Department of Education of Jilin Province, the leaders of Jilin RTVU, branch schools from each city (region), and leaders responsible for elderly education, community education, and non-degree training in RTVUs at county level.
"I was a senior engineer with the Shougang Group, and have played several other roles. At the OUC, I was a student; at home, I am a wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother; in the community, I was an English teacher. Speaking of being an English teacher, I'd like to share with you today a few stories about me and English." On 14 April, in the finals of the OUC "My Learning Story" speech contest, Tang Zhijie, who is in her seventies, won the first prize.
On 2nd and 3rd July, 2018, the 2018 spring-semester working conference of the Bachelor Degree Evaluation Committee of the Open University of China (OUC) was held in Beijing. After its deliberations, 1,877 graduates, including Shen Yubei, were awarded OUC Bachelor degrees.
A computer, a headset, and an ethernet cable form her world. In this world, online tools take the place of blackboard and chalk, and the physical classroom is replaced by the virtual Adobe Connect Meeting Room. Zhao Yun has built a bridge to Chinese language and culture at the Confucius Institute of Michigan State University (CI-MSU).
A delegation from the Open University of China (OUC) attended the 27th European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN) annual conference held from 16-20th June 2018 at the University of Genoa in Italy.
On 14 June, 2018, a digital learning centre for provincial governmental organisations in Changchun, the first of its kind, was set up in the People's Procuratorate of Luyuan district, Changchun. It is a new initiative of the Changchun Radio and Television University (Changchun RTVU), and is designed to assist in the development of open education in Changchun.
On 12 June, 2018, a class at the Open University for the Elderly of Anhui Radio and Television University (Anhui RTVU), the first of the kind, took place in the Anhui Distance Education Building. More than 120 students were enrolled in it.