Cultural inheritance by Ceramic Craftsman Documentary in Jingdezhen

ASDAN Global Volunteering Program

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Schedule Dates Grade Location
R1 Jul 17th - Jul 23rd, 2023 Senior High Jingdezhen
Service Time

ASDAN Global Volunteer Program(Research+Volunteer)

Combine volunteer and research, ASDAN Volunteer Program equips volunteers with research knowledge and method,encourages volunteers to complete research reports on diverse social issues, which contributes to applying for university and making an real influence


It is the mission of everyone that spread love and strength over the world

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Cultural inheritance by Ceramic Craftsman Documentary in Jingdezhen Project Introduction

How did a piece of porcelain affect the world? Why does a small city attract countless young people? What is the meanig of the spirit of craftsmanship?

Jingdezhen, a small city in the mountains of east China's Jiangxi Province, is often called the "porcelain capital" for its important role in the domestic and international ceramic industry, Jingdezhen has been dedicated to the craft for over 1,800 years and Jingdezhen porcelain is the most famous type of Chinese porcelain. Here generations of ceramic artisans have enacted a profound interpretation of the spirit of craftsmanship: diligence, perfection, innovation.

Today, many young artists and entrepreneurs left big cities and follow their dreams in Jingdezhen. in pursuit of their dreams. They are constantly injecting new blood and inspiration into the creation of Jingdezhen porcelain. Volunteers will talk to aritists and inheritors, and record the documentaris how old and young craft workers being innovate, while at the same time preserving traditions.

Program Significance

Real Needs
With over 2000 years of pottery smelting history, over 1000 years of official kiln history, and over 600 years of imperial kiln history, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, has both the cultural heritage skills and the ability to understand China's dialogue with the world.
Program Highlights
Guest Ceramic Culture Artist
Immersive humanities survey and interviews
Participation in an art market and road show
Documentary Production Class
Those who use the power of media to spread ceramic culture
① Significance to the project site: Produce a cultural documentary, interview emerging designers and old craftsmen, participate in the market with the cultural workers of the project site, and promote ceramic culture.
② Personal significance for volunteers: learn the planning, filming and editing skills of the documentary, understand the dilemma of conservation and inheritance through the rich ceramic culture workshop, and spread the spirit of ceramic craftsmen.














Program Itinerary

Why Us


  • Official member of International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE)
  • The ASDAN Volunteering Certfication is accredited by UCAS
  • Certification for 40-50 hours of volunteer service issued by ASDAN China
  • Volunteering Certification issued by official partner organization

In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) , ASDAN "Volunteer + Research" Program meets the needs of colleges and the society for current and future talents, and cultivates the ability of discovering problems, actively acquiring and applying knowledge, and solving real problems.


Value for

  • Three authoritative certificates
  • Volunteer portfolio
  • Six transferable skills: research-based learning, self-directed learning, teamwork, problem solving, communication and presentation, use of IT resources
  • Research outputs can be further used in EPQ research learning certification to obtain university application UCAS bonus points and more opportunity of world-renowned universities' admissions
  • Visual academic outputs that is bene cial to the local communities
  • An uniqe volunteering portfolio that shows your growth



  • Professional tutor team: cooperate with frontline NGOs/social enterprises and experienced tutors
  • Participation: expose to real social issues and immerse in real volunteering scenes, and enhance the sense of experiencing
  • Realize self-worth: take actions and become an innovator and leader
  • Participate in volunteering service to contribute to the local communities
  • Long-term sustainable influence: take part in SDGs program continuously, and make a long-term sustainable impact!


Academic Outputs


research report: visible outcomes beneficial to real social issues


academic portfolio:an unique academic report records your volunteering services


real volunteering story:volunteering stories highlight your PS

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Qualification and Authoritative Certificates

Official member of International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE)

ASDAN UK Volunteering Short Course

which is accredited by UCAS

Volunteering Certification

issued by partner organization

Certification for 40-50 hours of volunteer service issued by ASDAN China

Sustainable Influence

Inspire more people with our stories

Sustainable Influence Platform:The ASDAN Volunteer QuarterlyThe ASDAN Volunteer Academic Journal、ASDAN Official WeChat Accounts and other multimedia platforms

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  • • Real stories:inspire more people
  • • Challenging volunteering services:skills learning and methodology
  • • Fruitful experience:various outcomes
  • • Sustainable Influence:participate continuously

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Know more about the participation process

• Step 1: Application
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• Signing contract and payment
ASDAN China will sign the contract with the parents after confirming the enrollment quota. Parents will pay for the program within 5 working days.

• Step 3: Academic Training & Preparation
ASDAN China will provide online courses to help students understand their work better and the safety precautions.

• Step 4: Attendance
Complete the program successfully.

• Step 5: Certificate
You will receive the certficates within 60 working days.

• Step 6: Encourage students to participate EPQ Research project
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Know more about ASDAN training content

ASDAN China will provide online training to help volunteers understand the meaning of volunteering services, history, cultural communication and safety guidelines.

ASDAN Volunteer Project Vision
ASDAN Volunteer Report Training
Project local profile and schedule introduction
International Cultural Exchange and World Citizenship
Teaching as leadership classroom: the principles of teaching framework
Teaching as leadership classroom: teaching goal decomposition and teaching plan development
Long-term influence of volunteers
Rules and safety instructions

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