GES approves subjects for study leave

MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA ñ NOVEMBER 20: Shape Msiza teaches a Grade 12 class at Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School in Ebony Park on November 20, 2012 in Midrand, South Africa. Msiza won the excellence in secondary school teaching award in the Top Gauteng Teachers competition. (Photo by Gallo Images / The Times / Lauren Mulligan)

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has approved some subjects for study leave without pay for the 2019/2020 academic year.

In a press statement issued to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Ms Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head of Public Relations of the Service, the approved subjects applied to both teaching and non-teaching staff.

The subjects include Physical Education, Information Communication Technology, French, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and Integrated Science.

Others are Special Education, Guidance and Counselling, Ghanaian Language, Early Childhood, Visual Arts, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Technical Programmes, among others.

Subjects such as supply and logistics, laboratory technician, library information studies are also included.

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The Statement, however, indicated that technical programmes did not include vocational programmes.