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School Day, South Africa
The first victim of the Soweto uprising was 13-year-old Hector Peterson. Image © www.bbc.co.uk.
Wednesday June 14th 2006 was a special interactive day for all UK schools.
Fergal Keane presented School Day, South Africa on the BBC.
Thirty years after the Soweto uprising, Fergal Keane was live in a school in Soweto for an all day interactive event for schools on
BBC News 24, Breakfast on BBC One, and online at:
How has life changed for the next generation?
The start of the day was with Breakfast on BBC One to share the Soweto school run.
We experienced a very different school day and found out what school life is like in live reports throughout the day on BBC News 24.
Get your school involved - watch on your interactive white boards, or on digital TV.
Pupils and teachers could send in their questions for their counterparts, and exchange ideas during the day.
School Day, South Africa was available on BBC News 24, Breakfast on BBC One, and was fully interactive on News 24 digital and streamed online at:
Find out how your school can twin with others in South Africa and around the world at:
If you require more information about this and any other global citizenship events please contact: