Principal of Windhoek Gymnasium, Colette Riekert, speaking on behalf of private schools in the country, when asked by Future Media News said they would be ignoring the directive [of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture to implement a phased reintroduction of face-to-face teaching and learning] and continuing with their plans to resume face-to-face classes for all grades on Monday 7 September 2020. [Visit the podcast page on this website to listen to her full statement]