Welcome to Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots,

the education programme for young people. Roots & Shoots encourages children to implement practical positive change for people, animals and the environment by providing teachers with free resources and activities.

Find out more about Roots & Shoots and share your school’s story to win a Roots & Shoots Award.


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  • Fresh from the Blog

    Stories that we think you'll find interesting and inspiring

    Climate changed?

    The International Panel on Climate Change has just released a report on the risks to lives and jobs from climate change. The IPCC is a group of world respected climate …

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  • Mission Update

    News from our members. Every story is eligible for an award!

    TASIS Upper School service trip to Romania

    During the week of 9-16 February 2014, 15 TASIS American School students spent a week taking part in a service trip in Romania. These students are aged 14 through 18. …

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  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Green School, Bali

    Green School, Bali’s Grade 1 collected used unwanted items for donation to the Smile Shop in Ubud. The Smile Shop is …

  • Featured Activity

    Looking for ideas for the classroom? Try our featured activity!

    Malaria Activity 3: Fundraising

    Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite kills over 2.7 million people every year. Use this activity to help your class raise funds to help people affected by malaria …

    Fundraising
  • Featured School

    Looking at the work of one of our member schools in detail

    TASIS England

    Every term we like to highlight the work of one particular school. We hope that …

    Design for Change UK at TASIS England
  • Featured Campaign

    Simple ways that you can help people, animals and the environment

    Recycle Your Phone, Build a School!

    Help us to help the children of the Democratic Republic of Congo by recycling your old mobile phone to raise money to build schools. Prizes to be won!

    Graphic: List of things needed to open a school in Africa
  • Fresh from the Blog

    Stories that we think you'll find interesting and inspiring

    Low tech, high impact

    We have been talking a lot about the Young Green Champions Award lately here at Roots & Shoots (the closing date for nominations is fast approaching!) and just how impressive last …

    Wonderbag
  • Mission Update

    News from our members. Every story is eligible for an award!

    The Children’s Sustainability Conference – St Christopher’s CE High School and Sixth Form

    In 2013 St Christopher’s hosted the Lancashire Children’s Sustainable Conference for 30 primary schools. 300 pupils attended workshops generating ideas and inspiration to take back to their own communities. Accompanying …

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  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    The Doctor Ating Foundation

    The Doctor Ating Foundation

    Green School’s Grade 1 has been spreading the word about, and fundraising for, the Dr. Ating Foundation. The …

  • Featured Activity

    Looking for ideas for the classroom? Try our featured activity!

    Malaria Activity 3: Fundraising

    Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite kills over 2.7 million people every year. Use this activity to help your class raise funds to help people affected by malaria …

    Fundraising
  • Featured School

    Looking at the work of one of our member schools in detail

    TASIS England

    Every term we like to highlight the work of one particular school. We hope that …

    Design for Change UK at TASIS England
  • Featured Campaign

    Simple ways that you can help people, animals and the environment

    Recycle Your Phone, Build a School!

    Help us to help the children of the Democratic Republic of Congo by recycling your old mobile phone to raise money to build schools. Prizes to be won!

    Graphic: List of things needed to open a school in Africa
  • Fresh from the Blog

    Stories that we think you'll find interesting and inspiring

    The cool Arctic

    It’s February 2014 and the winter Olympics are finally with us. Unfortunately many of the wrong kind of animal stories have …

    Reindeer
  • Mission Update

    News from our members. Every story is eligible for an award!

    TASIS Autumn Update

    On the 23rd of January, 19 students from our Wildlife Club attended the Design For Change conference at Ashley Primary School in Walton-on-Thames. The theme of this conference was “What …

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  • News from HQ

    All the latest from Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

    Jane Goodall’s Birthday Wishes – Start Celebrating Today

    What Dr Jane would like most for her birthday is for Roots & Shoots groups around the world to do projects to make a difference in their communities, no matter …

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  • Featured Activity

    Looking for ideas for the classroom? Try our featured activity!

    Malaria Activity 3: Fundraising

    Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite kills over 2.7 million people every year. Use this activity to help your class raise funds to help people affected by malaria …

    Fundraising
  • Featured School

    Looking at the work of one of our member schools in detail

    TASIS England

    Every term we like to highlight the work of one particular school. We hope that …

    Design for Change UK at TASIS England
  • Featured Campaign

    Simple ways that you can help people, animals and the environment

    Recycle Your Phone, Build a School!

    Help us to help the children of the Democratic Republic of Congo by recycling your old mobile phone to raise money to build schools. Prizes to be won!

    Graphic: List of things needed to open a school in Africa

 


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