1. On September 23 of 2003, the MIT OpenCourseWare International Forum, jointly sponsored by IET Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), was held in the Conference Hall of Science in Beijing Jiaotong University.
2. In April 2004, Ms. Cecilia d'Oliveira, Technology Director, and Mr. Jon Paul Potts, Communications Manager of MIT OCW, gave presentations in Beijing to universities that are responsible for or are interested in MIT OCW collaborations.
3. In June 2004, CORE helped arrange for MIT students to teach MIT OCW courses at Qinghai University. CORE also invited American experts to give lectures in Chinese universities.
4.From September 2 to 3 of 2004, the 2004 MIT & CORE OCW Conference was held at Shanghai Jiaotong University. Participants from around the world attended and learned more about the use of Open Courseware in China.
5. Twelve CORE Lead Universities were established and in January 2005, ten Lead Universities were given initial funding for the smooth operation of the program.
6. A five-year CORE plan was drafted.
7. During the summer of 2005, CORE's Member Universities arranged for MIT student to teach using MIT OCW.
8. CORE arranged for MIT faculty to help to train CORE's Member Universities in the uses of different MIT iCampus resources.
9. In January 2005, CORE's MIT OCW Program was officially launched among its Lead Universities. CORE and its Lead Universities agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for CORE's MIT OCW Program. 10 Lead Universities committed to translate 130 MIT OCW and to teach 170 MIT OCW. CORE has given funds to each Lead University to ensure the smooth operation of the program.
10. In March 2005, MIT OCW's Jon Paul Potts was invited by CORE to visit CORE's Lead Universities and know their real situation in applying MIT OCW with CORE's representatives. CORE representatives and Mr. Jon Paul Potts also did the first promotion of MIT OCW and CORE in Hongkong.
11. CORE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MIT iCampus Program. Both of them desire to promote an academic collaboration around the iLabs, xTutor, TEAL, Robot World, iMOAT, Magic Paper and Robot World projects. CORE will be an MIT iCampus Hub Affiliate institution to be single point for coordination among universities in China.
12.CORE Open Education Conference 2006 was held at Xi’an of Shaanxi Province. Development, Application, Collaboration, and Sustainability is a multidisciplinary event designed to present the frontier of Open Education and the discussion about it was encouraged.
13. On April 27 of 2007, the Third Anniversary Celebration of CORE was held at Renmin University. Established in October 2003, CORE had achieved many accomplishments during the last three years and further promoted the development of open education in China.
14.From April 24 to 27 of 2008, “Open Education Conference 2008”, co-organized by Dalian University of Technology (DUT), OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCWC) and China Open Resources for Education (CORE), was held in Dalian with the theme “Open Educational Resources---Development, Application, Collaboration and Sustainability”.