Studies on the Course System Characteristics of British Open Universities and Inspiration to Chinese Open University Education

Jing SUN, Bing XU


British open universities are generally people-oriented in the organization of professional curriculum, and achieve flexible and efficient professional setting, curriculum development, curriculum system development, etc.. British open universities’ professional curriculum setting and management model are the core elements of guarantee for their high quality teaching. Chinese open universities need to use the British open universities for reference and learn from their successful experience in professional curriculum organization, and establish a people-oriented, open education philosophy. At the same time, Chinese universities should constantly improve the professional curriculum development, focusing on using the modern educational technology, and monitor the teaching quality, and really achieve the sustainable development of modern distance education.

Key words: British open universities; Professional curriculum; International; Innovation


British open universities; Professional curriculum; International; Innovation

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