The Credit Bank of China of the Open University of China (Learning Outcomes Accreditation Centre) recently organised a meeting to approve the learning achievement accreditation units for the software industry in China. Eighteen accreditation units for the software industry developed by the China Software Industry Association in the fields of graphic design, network management, Web front-end development, and Android development have been approved.

Modern History and Culture of North China, a collection of essays from a column in the Journal of Hebei Radio & TV University, was published recently by Hebei Education Press. The essays were selected from among 31 outstanding academic articles published in the journal’s Modern History and Culture of North China column. The book is broken into six chapters: culture, society, economy, figures, education, and military affairs.

In Tianjin’s Xiqing District, Sun Wenfeng, retired, enters the University for Older Adults to take a class in clay modeling. Over the past six years, she has created over 300 works, and taken great pleasure in doing so. Huang Yuling, who is in her sixties, is similar: in order to realise her childhood dream, she has enrolled in several such universities since retiring, studying vocal singing on Mondays, ballet on Tuesdays, recitation on Wednesdays, Peking Opera on Thursdays, and fashion on Fridays. To her, “Old age means not only grey hairs and wrinkles, but also a chance at an ideal life”.

The year 2018 marked the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up, and the establishment of the Radio and TV University system by Deng Xiaoping. This year, 2019, marks the 40th anniversary of Jiangxi Radio and TV University (Jiangxi RTVU). Recently, the RTVU held a series of activities to commemorate the pioneering work of Comrade Deng in establishing the RTVU system, and to celebrate the anniversaries.

From 27 to 28 December 2018, Guangzhou Radio and TV University (Guangzhou RTVU) held a 2018 Open Education Enrolment Meeting with the theme of "Grasping Quality, Realising True Development, Emphasising Connotation, and Promoting Openness.”

The Open University of China (OUC) adheres to its purpose and mission of running education in China, makes social needs its orientation and social responsibility its goal, actively promotes targeted poverty alleviation work as assigned by the Ministry of Education (MOE), and earnestly implements the work of providing assistance and poverty alleviation for Qinghai by means of education.

In order to continue to promote the construction of a learning achievement accreditation service system, implement the latest credit bank construction policy, comprehensively summarise the work of the service system in 2018 in terms of learning achievement accreditation, accumulation, and transformation, and deploy and promote the work in 2019, the Open University of China (OUC)held a seminar on the work of the learning achievement accreditation service system in Beijing on 28 December 2018.

“Technology is like a money tree, whereas the absence of technology is as bare as a locust tree,” Luo Mingquan. a student who came to the teaching practice base for kiwi fruit cultivation of the Open University of China (OUC) in Jiangjun Village, Yuanba Township, Cangxi County, Sichuan Province, said jokingly to Yan Shugui, a local expert giving a live lecture on kiwi fruit pruning technology.