On 30 November 2020, the Open University of China (OUC) and the Higher Education Teaching Evaluation Centre of the Ministry of Education (MOE) jointly launched a training class for experts engaged in the pilot programme for the evaluation of teaching quality in its branches.

The Research Centre of the Open University of China (OUC) held its annual work conference for 2020 in Beijing in order to discuss and evaluate its work. OUC vice president Ju Chuanjin, the director and representatives of the Centre, and all members of the Lifelong Education Institute attended, with the meeting presided over by Li Wei, deputy director of the Institute.

In order to encourage and enhance the original academic research of its faculty, the OUC Press Group put out a call for essays on the topic of "Suggestions for the 14th Five-Year Plan".

The OUC's Guangzhou Branch recently held a training class for full-time teachers of older adults, the 1st of its kind in Guangzhou.

In order to thoroughly implement the Comprehensive Reform Plan of the Open University of China (OUC), create a platform for foreign cooperation, and promote the development of international cooperation and exchange, the OUC held the 2020 Seminar on the Internationalisation Strategic Plan, the first of its kind conducted by the OUC leading group for the internationalisation strategic plan, in Hangzhou from 26-27 November 2020. Yang Xiaotang, vice president of the OUC, presided over the seminar.

The Open University of China (OUC) held its 2020 Teaching Work Conference in Hangzhou from 26-27 November 2020.

An opening ceremony for the establishment of Zhejiang Open University (Zhejiang OU) was held on 27 November 2020.

A work forum on poverty alleviation and achieving prosperity of the TV Night School of Hainan Province was held on 18 November, 2020, with Li Jun, deputy secretary of the provincial Party Committee, presiding over the meeting, and Cao Guoyong, executive deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the Open University of China(OUC), being invited to attend the forum and give a speech.