Regional Education Directors to submit study leave returns by Oct 30 – GES


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The Ghana Education Service (GES) says the deadline for submission of study leave returns for the 2020/2021 academic year by all Regional Directors of Education is October 30 this year.

The Education Service said this in a letter signed by the Director for HRMD Adwoa Van-Vicker on behalf of the Director-General, Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa to all Regional Directors of Education on Friday, June 5, 2020.

The Management of the Ghana Education Service in the letter stated “You are expected to submit, 2020/2021 study leave returns by October 30, 2020, to the Director-General.

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The Service, however, cautioned that “staff who enroll for further studies without study leave approval in the first semester, will be considered as having vacated post.”

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It added in the letter that approved subjects for study leave with pay include 60 percent allocation for the below subjects;

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“Physics,  Chemistry, English Language, Biology, Mathematics, Information, and Communication Technology (ICT), Integrated Science Physical Education and French” and 30 per cent allocation for “Special Education, Ghanaian Language, Early childhood, Religious studies, Visual Arts (GKA, Creative Arts and Sculpture), Guidance and Counselling, Vocational Education, Clothing and Textiles, Hospitality Management, Catering, Fashion and Design, Management in Living, Technical course” while 10 per cent has been allocated to “Laboratory Technician and Library/Information Studies.” 


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