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The Waterford School: Educating Across Cultural Boundaries

During the apartheid era in South Africa, the Waterford School of Swaziland was considered a haven of multiracial education. Its student body included whites, blacks, Asians and others from more than 40 countries. Nelson Mandela's daughter attended, as did children of many senior anti-apartheid activists. We examine the school's unique history, and explore what it can teach us about education across cultural and class barriers.

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