School of Female Education of Shanghai Open University is established under the joint efforts of Shanghai Open University and Shanghai Women’s Federation, which is an educational organization for the women of all ages, from all levels and all areas of the city. With the purpose of “Learning——Women’s Lifestyle; Practice——Women’s Social Experience; Development——Women’s Happiness”, School of Female Education of Shanghai Open University is trying to meet the diversified learning needs to improve the cultivation and enrich lives of the women, to cultivate female talents for the economic and social development of Shanghai, and to promote the building of Shanghai life-long learning system as well as a the learning city of Shanghai.
School of Female Education of Shanghai Open University designs popular, socialized, and diversified learning programs for many women. The major courses are divided into four parts: vocational skills, professional skills, marriage and family as well as women’s cultivation, which provide open education service for women in degree education, vocational skills training and non-degree literacy improvement.
School of Female Education of Shanghai Open University is an important part of Shanghai League of Women’s Education, which includes Guoshun Road campus and West Zhongshan Road campus, as well as the first batch of experimental learning centers, which are in Minhang district, Zhabei district and Changning district.