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Jubilee Primary School attends the Roots & Shoots Awards

Jubilee Primary School’s Roots & Shoots group was invited to attend the annual award ceremony at the Royal National Theatre in September. We were the only group from London that was attending. Four members of the group were lucky enough to travel up to town: Harvey Schneider, Amy-Ella Faria, Riccon Narine-Turnbull and Grace Bazunu. When […]

The 2008 Roots & Shoots Awards with Dr Jane

On the 15th September, schools from across the UK gathered together in London to share and present their Roots & Shoots activities to Dr Jane and each other at the Roots & Shoots Awards ceremony. The event took place at the prestigious National Theatre on the South Bank. The National aims to re-energise the great […]

Peace Day News Flash

This Sunday, youth from across the globe will join Dr. Jane Goodall to celebrate the universal desire for peace. Roots & Shoots groups from the UK are congregating at City Hall, London to fly a peace dove and banner. Their aim is to show the country that every individual can make a difference and if […]

Post a story about your school and win an award!

Got a news story about your school’s projects? Want to enter the Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Awards? You’re in the right place! The Roots & Shoots website allows you to easily post updates on how your school has been helping people, animals and the environment directly to the site to share with other Roots […]

Mission Updates – Section Updated!

Several new completed projects have been added to this section that can inspire you with ideas for your own. You can now also leave comments or ask questions about a project so be sure to check this section regularly to see what’s been happening and how projects turned out. See all the completed projects here.

Volunteer Opportunities!

If you are interested in making a bigger contribution, then the Jane Goodall Institute has some exciting new volunteer opportunities that could be ideal for you! See below for full role descriptions of the placements, which are all based in east Africa but run for differing lengths of time. Curriculum Guide Development Volunteer – Uganda […]

Jade’s Blog: Learning the Language

I arrived in Nepal a few hours late, due to delays in Abu Dhabi and was extremely tired, but to be reunited with Rajan and Manoj after 2 months injected some excitement and energy back into me.  They took me to Manoj’s home where all the Roots & Shoots members were waiting with a welcome […]

Jade’s Trip to Nepal

At the Jane Goodall Global Youth Summit, in April 2008, I met Manoj Gautam and Raajan Subedi, who are two of the Roots & Shoots members from Nepal. Manoj and I became close friends very quickly and he soon asked me to come and visit them in Nepal to help with their conservation and community […]