Shanghai Open University Continues to Be the Host Institution of the UNESCO UNITWIN Network in Distance and Open Learning (East Asia)

Recently, Shanghai Open University has formally requested the renewal of the Agreement between UNESCO and Network in Distance and Open Learning (East Asia) in January 1997, and UNESCO agrees to renew the Agreement for an additional period of four years to September 2024. Prof. YUAN Wen, President of Shanghai Open University is the Network Coordinator.

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The Press Conference and Theme Forum of The Blue Book on the Development of Basic Education Informatization in Shanghai in 2020 was Held in Shanghai Open University

On January 3rd ,2021, supported by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission and National Center for Educational Technology, co-organized by Shanghai Society of Education, Shanghai Educational Technology Center and Shanghai Education Press, the press conference and theme forum of The Blue Book on the Development of Basic Education Informatization in Shanghai in 2020 was held in Shanghai…

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Re-exploring the Development of Education Enabled by AI Technologies: ‘The Survey Report on Post-epidemic Shanghai Online Learners’ Portraits’ was released, which was reported by mainstream media!

On December 4, 2020, “Online Education Development Forum in the Era of AI” was held in the Intelligent Learning Center of SOU. The forum was co-organized by the Engineering Technology Research Center of Open Distance Education of SOU, Shanghai Library and Shanghai Association for Artificial Intelligence Networking Systems of AI. The Survey Report on Post-epidemic…

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SOU and SJCDC sign MoU

The online MoU signing ceremony between Shanghai Open University (SOU) and St. Jude College Dasmarinas Cavite Inc. (SJCDC) was held on October 12, 2020. Zhang Jin, vice president of SOU and Evangeline A. Del Rosario, president and CEO of SJCDC delivered speeches on behalf of the University.

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UIL and SOU launch a global survey on the role of universities in promoting lifelong learning

On October 7, 2020, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in collaboration with Shanghai Open University(SOU), the International Association of Universities (IAU), the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO–IIEP), and the UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNESCO–IESALC) launched a global survey on higher education institutions’ contribution to lifelong learning(LLL). By…

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Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) Deputy Director-General Yu Yunfeng and His Team Visits SOU

On the morning of July 5, Yu Yunfeng, Deputy Director-general and Deputy Director of the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban), came to SOU to study the progress of the construction of SOU’s overseas Chinese language teaching center. Li Yongzhi, Deputy Director of the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, and Ge Jingyi, Deputy Director of the International Exchange…

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The Delegation of California State University-Long Beach Visited Shanghai Open University

The delegation of California State University-Long Beach (CSULB) came to visit Shanghai Open University (SOU) on June 11. Members of the delegation include professors from College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts, College of Education, and College of Health and Human Services at California State Univeristy-Long Beach. ZHANG Jin, Vice President of…

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Argentine Parliament Delegation Visits SOU

On the morning of March 30, Mrs. Carmen Polledo and Mrs. Paula Oliveto Lago,  the members of the Argentine National Congress, visited SOU. President Yuan Wen received the guests. President Yuan introduced the development history and university profile of SOU. As a university without walls, Shanghai Open University takes advantage of its branch school system…

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Experts from the Open University of Hong Kong Host a Training Program for Our Faculty on Teaching & Quality Management

16-19 December 2014, Professor Ye Yaoqiang, Vice-President of the Open University of Hong Kong, Dr. Zeng Wanmei, Vice-Director of the Education Technology Publishing Department, Senior Instructional Design Director Dr. Cai Minghui and Ms. Lu Huihui from the Open University of Hong Kong hosted a training on teaching and quality management. The training was organized by…

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2014 Shanghai International Conference on Ubiquitous Learning and UNESCO UNITWIN Network Serial International Training Workshop Held in SOU

202 representatives from 20 countries including 41 overseas participants met at Shanghai Open University to share their views and expertise on the ubiquitous learning between May 30-31th. The two-day conference was co-organized by National Commission of The People’s Republic of China for UNESCO and Shanghai Open University. Deputy Director of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission Yuan…

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African experts and scholars on Distance Education came to our university for research and exchanges.

November 25, six African experts and scholars on Distance Education from South Africa, Swaziland, Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria came to our university for research and exchanges. The exchange activity is not only a concrete implementation to the proposal of enhancing the communication and cooperation of education between Africa and China, since our president Mr. Jiang…

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