In a press release Tuesday, September 7, 2021, the management of the service brings to the attentions of all Regional Directors that, the old guidelines have been revised.
Guidelines for GES Application Letter for Approval
Here is the simple step-by-step guide for approval for sandwich, distance, weekends and Evening programmes for study leave with pay. follow the steps to get your letter approved by GES.
- Step 1
An Applicant will apply through the District/Municipal/Metro Directors of Education to the Regional Director.
- Step 2
The Regional directorate will compile the details of all qualifying applicants to the headquarters using the attached template
- Step 3
After the Director – General’s approval is given the Regional Director will issue an approval letter to complete the process using the attached template.
NB: The programmes should be an approved course as indicated in the approved courses for Study Leave With Pay.
Sample: GES Application Letter for Approval
RE: APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL LETTER TO PURSUE A PROGRAMME [MODE OF STUDY] PROGRAMME [COURSE (NB: should be education-related)] [TITTLE & NAME OF APPLICANT]
STAFF ID : [STAFF ID]
With reference to your letter No. [LETTER REF NO] dated [Date of Letter] and received on [Date received], on the above subject, we write to informed you that, approval has been granted to [Title & Name of Applicant] to pursue a programme [Mode of Study] programme [Course] (NB: should be education related) at the [institution].
[Tittle & Name of Applicant] should ensure that during the course of his/her [specify] studies, his/her [specify] office/teaching [specify] responsibilities are not affected.
[Title & Name of Applicant] should take note that upgrading is not automatic and subject to the availability of financial clearance.
[NAME OF REGIONAL DIRECTOR]
Find attached here Sample of GES Application Letter for Approval – PDF