In order to strengthen the construction of a community education teaching team within the organisational system of the Open University of China (OUC), promote the professional development of community educators, and increase cohesion within the system, the OUC held an advanced seminar for backbone community teachers in Beijing. A total of 37 front line backbone community education teachers from OUC branches in Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangxi, Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou, and Yunnan participated into the seminar.

A signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation between the Open University of China (OUC) and Anhui Xinhua Education Group was held at the OUC on the morning of 1 November 2018. Liu Chen, deputy secretary of the Party Committee of the OUC, and Xu Shaobing, executive vice president of Anhui Xinhua Education Group, signed the Strategic Cooperation Agreement on behalf of the two sides respectively.

A senior training class for teachers from the administrative management major of the Open University of China (OUC) was held in Beijing on 15 October 2018. The week-long class attracted 71 teachers from 33 OUC branches, the Bayi School, and the OUC headquarters.

From May to October 2018, Sichuan Radio & TV University (Sichuan RTVU) held its 4th poetry-recital competition, with 15 competitors reaching the final after the preliminary competitions and quarterfinals.

From 17-21 October, 2018, Gansu Radio & TV University (Gansu RTVU),entrusted by the Gansu Tourism Development Commission, held a training class on rural tourism and poverty alleviation through tourism in low-income counties across Gansu province.

On the 22nd of October, 2018,Gansu Radio & TV University (Gansu RTVU) broadcast a course, Online Learning Theory and Practice, via its cloud classroom, enabling learners to watch a live class on mobile terminals for the first time.

On 22 October, 2018, a ceremony took place at Deyang RTVU for the granting of its 2017 OUC Scholarship. Yang Lixin, a 45-year-old undergraduate at Deyang Radio & TV University (Deyang RTVU), delivered a speech.

The month-long Calligraphy & Painting Exhibition of works by senior students of the calligraphy and painting class at Gansu Radio & TV University (Gansu RTVU), part of a series of activities for the “Activity Week of National Lifelong Learning”, opened at Gansu RTVU on 25 October, 2018. Wang Xuqiang, vice president of the university, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech.