Founding Of Shanghai TV University (SHTVU) and offering of undergraduate education for adults.
Suspension Of Shanghai TV University (SHTVU)
Resumption of SHTVU and offering of junior college education for adults.
Offering Of undergraduate education for junior college graduates with the support of CRTVU Programs.
Setting-up of the UNESCO Chair on UNITWIN Network in Distance and Open Learning.
Independent offering of junior college distance education program for registered students.
Student enrollment amounting to 100,000, and the university being a mega-university in the world.
Achieving “Excellent” in the summative assessment of the, “CRTVU Project of Talent Training Mode Reform and Open Education Experimentation” organized by the Ministry Of Education of China.
Taking the initiative to apply for and passing the Education Quality Audit of the International Council of Distance Education (ICDE).
Establishing Shanghai Open University based on Shanghai TV University with the approval of Shanghai Municipal People’s Government.Constructing Shanghai Open University on the list of “Outline of Shanghai Municipal Plan for Medium and Long-term Education Reform and Development (2010-2020)” issued by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government.“Exploring a Model Of Open University Construction” as a key project of the national education system reform.
“The Ordinance for the Promotion of Life-long Education in Shanghai” stating that open universities established in Shanghai should gradually integrate adult higher education resources to form open learning platforms.Participating the ’20+20 Cooperation Plan for Chinese and African Institutions of Higher Education’, a plan cooperated by UNESCO and the Ministry Of education; carrying out strategic cooperation with the African Council Of Distance Education (ACDE).
Renaming Shanghai TV University as Shanghai Open University with the approval of the Ministry of Education of China
Added as a bachelor’s degree granting unit by Shanghai Academic Degrees Committee