Shutting Down Private Schools Won’t Stop Teaching

Cosas wants to shut down all private schools, arguing that having them open while public schools are closed is unfair.

Independent schools never completely closed but worked online when the national lockdown, aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, started in March, the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) said on Monday.

ISASA executive director Lebogang Montjane said therefore threats by the Congress of South African Students (Cosas) to shut down the institutions were “regrettable”.

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