JUST IN: 2020/2021 GES Approved Subjects for Study Leave With Pay By Rebecca Bantie

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has officially released the subjects for the 2020/2021 study leave.

The release sighted by theBBCghana.com indicates 21 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 because they would have made financial commitments in terms of fees ahead of such releases.

The following are the 2020/2021 GES approved subjects for study leave with pay.

Physical Education
ICT – Information Communication Technology
French Language
English Language
Integrated Science
Special Education
Guidance and Counselling
Ghanaian Language (Ewe, Ga, Asante Twi etc)
Early Childhood
Visual Arts
Religious Studies
Technical Programmes
Supply and Logistics
Laboratory Technician
Library. Information Studies


The Ghana Education Service (GES) however allocated to the 2020/2021 GES approved subjects for study leave with pay a 60% quota to the following subjects as received by theBBCGhana.com.

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 2020/2021 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.

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