The Ghana Education Service (GES) has officially released the subjects for the 2019/2020 study leave.
The release sighted by Newsghana24.com indicates 22 subject areas have been confirmed. Thus teachers who do not teach the subjects released may have their application for study leave turned down.
The reality is that many teachers apply to tertiary institutions to further their education ahead of such releases leading to challenges becuase, they would have made financial commitments in terms of fees ahead of such releases.
The following are the 2019/2020 GES approved subjects for study leave with pay.
1. Physical Education
2. ICT – Information Communication Technology
3. French Language
9. Integrated Science
10. Special Education
11. Guidance and Counselling
12. Ghanaian Language (Ewe, Ga, Asante Twi etc)
13. Early Childhood
14. Visual Arts
17. Religious Studies
18. Social Studies
19. Technical Programmes
20. Supply and Logistics
21. Laboratory Technician
22. Library. Information Studies
The Ghana Education Service (GES) however allocated to the 2019/2020 GES approved subjects for study leave with pay a 60% quota to the following subjects:
Physical Education, ICT – Information Communication Technology, French Language, English Language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, and Integrated Science
Also, a 30% quota was allocated to Special Education, Guidance and Counselling, Ghanaian Language (Ewe, Ga, Asante Twi, etc, Early Childhood, Visual Arts, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Social Studies, and Technical Programmes.
Finally, the remaining 10% quota of the 2019/2020 GES approved subjects for study leave with pay went to Supply and Logistics, Laboratory Technician and Library. Information Studies.
It has also indicated that the leave is opened to both teachers and non-teaching staff offering ICT. Supply and Logistics, Laboratory Technician and Library and Information Studies programs are for only non-teaching staff
the study leave for 2019/2020 with pay is for.