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Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is an education programme for young people. We encourage 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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Supported by Colin Firth

“In a year of unprecedented upheaval, I have been immensely impressed by the creativity and resourcefulness of our Roots & Shoots members. It is their generation who have been guiding ours. It’s through their inventiveness and energy in the face of the many obstacles, that we are finding practical solutions for a positive environmental and social impact.  Making use of the ‘opportunities’ of lockdown, to re-generate our planet by pursuing activities in their homes, gardens, back yards and local community spaces.  No matter what the crisis, R&S continues to rise to the challenge.”

Photo: Colin Firth with Jane Goodall

Twinning Programme

Join Our Twinning Programme

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is delighted to announce their new twinning programme between schools in the UK and schools in the United Arab Emirates.

Your students will have the opportunity to learn about another group’s homeland, environment, wildlife, culture, religion and languages. You’ll be able to use technology such as email and video conferencing to give your students a personalised look at your partner school and its students and activities. The perspectives you gain from another culture will encourage your students to express themselves clearly.

Jane Goodall Hopecast

Dr Jane Goodall’s podcast takes listeners on a one-of-a-kind journey as they learn from her extraordinary life, hear from changemaking guests from every arena and become awed by a growing movement sparked by Jane and fuelled by hope.