教育部部长陈宝生12月11日表示，目前，中国慕课（Massive Online Open Courses）数量和应用规模已居世界第一。他指出，中国致力于进一步开放其慕课资源，并与其他国家和地区共享优质教育资源。截至今年10月，我国已有30多个慕课平台，上线慕课数量超过3.4万门，学习人数达5.4亿人次，在校生获得慕课学分人数1.5亿人次。
By October, China had more than 30 MOOC platforms and 34,000 such courses. A total of 540 million people had participated in massive online open courses, and 150 million university students had received credits through them. China is committed to further opening up its MOOC resources and sharing its quality education resources with other countries and regions, Education Minister Chen Baosheng said last Friday. The country now ranks first globally in the number of MOOCs and viewers, he said.