Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is a four-step experiential programme that gives students a comprehensive understanding of sustainability, increased confidence, problem-solving abilities, leadership skills, and opportunities to collaborate with others to achieve a common goal.

“All too often we use the curriculum to design our programmes, while Roots & Shoots is opening my eyes that it begins with the students and what they see, and because the students started and researched the projects, they are already engaged and will stay engaged!”

Roots & Shoots Educator

The Roots & Shoots programme provides impacts for animals, people and our shared environment and aligns with the world-wide Global Citizenship Education movement, Inquiry Learning and Education for Sustainability.

There are a number of ways you can bring Roots & Shoots programming into your classroom, community group, school or University.

Tools For Educators

Roots & Shoots resources and support to help educators get the most out of the programme, for them, their groups and communities.

For support or queries contact our Roots & Shoots Education Coordinator

Email the Roots & Shoots Education Coordinator

Roots & Shoots in Schools

From sustainability actions, to campaign projects, to formula projects to Roots & Shoots schools, there are a number of ways you can bring Roots & Shoots programming into your classroom, club or school.

Roots & Shoots in Your School

Amazing Projects

Look no further for inspiration. Here are just a few outstanding projects from our Roots & Shoots groups.

Roots & Shoots in Action

Why Roots & Shoots?

You get to address real issues.

Address global and local issues relevant to your community.

We are in more than a 100 countries and counting!

Over 150,000 members in 100 countries.

You’ll have the opportunity to get your hands dirty.

(Or not, if that’s not your thing.) From tree planting, beekeeping, and habitat restoration, community outreach, and education.

Our youth blossom into leaders like Jane Goodall.

If you grew up aspiring to be Jane Goodall, Roots & Shoots is a great place to start!

Friends with a purpose are the best kind.

Meet people in your community that care about the same things you do, make a difference - and you strengthen the human population without even trying!

We have tools so you can lead an awesome Roots & Shoots group.

Teachers, parents, community leaders, or students, can be effective Roots & Shoots leaders with our resources.