EDUCATION

GES Conditions for the Grant of Study Leave With Pay 2023

The Ghana Education Service (GES) wishes to bring to the notice of its eligible employees the approved subject areas for Study Leave With Pay for 2023 academic year.

In line with the G.E.S. Study Leave With Pay policy, employees of the service should
satisfy the following conditions to qualify for the award of Study Leave With Pay.

Conditions for the Grant of Study Leave With Pay

1.The minimum number of years to serve before qualiĆ­fying for the grant of Study Leave With Pay is 3 (three) years of satisfactory service. A beneficiary of Study Leave With Pay shall be bonded for the number of years served at the Institution
plus one (1) year.

2. An applicant (staff of GES) who has served in a designated deprived area for Two
(2) years may be eligible for consideration for the grant of Study Leave With Pay.

3. Non-Professional graduate teachers should have served for at least one (1) year
before being eligible for any of the Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) course.

4. Staff of the Service returning from Secondment must serve a minimum of two (2) years before they become eligible for Study Leave With Pay.

5. Staff of the Service who vacate, leave the service and are re-appointed/re-engaged
must serve a minimum of five (5) years before being eligible for Study Leave With Pay.

6. A Staff who does not qualify for the grant of Study Leave With Pay in the first year
cannot aply again in the second year of his/her studies. The Staff must apply for
Study Leave Without Pay to pursue the course.

7. A Staff who is eligible for Study Leave With Pay must have a minimum of two (2)
years to serve after the course. For example, a Staff who is Fifty-Five (55) years and
above cannot apply for Study Leave With Pay to pursue a course that lasts Four (4)
years or more. He/She can however, apply to pursue courses that have a duration of
between One (1) and Three (3) years.

8. A Staff shall be eligible for Study Leave With Pay subject to the following:
a) Good conduct and performance
b) Recommendation by immediate supervisor.

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