DPSA Study Leave Policy
DPSA Study Leave Policy; Annual leave for Non-teaching Staff at Schools/Training Institutions
2.1.1. All non-teaching staff at schools and training institutions is, for purposes of annual leave, now categorized in category 3 of Annexure A to this Determination and Directive. Please refer to Part 4 of this document.
2.1.2. In order to allow a fair opportunity for the necessary planning and scheduling of leave for employees concerned, the Minister for Public Service and Administration made a determination that this provision be effected only with effect from the start of the new leave cycle, i.e. 1 January 2004.
2.1.3. It is thus required that the relevant Departments of Education in collaboration with the heads of these institutions and employees concerned do the necessary planning and scheduling of leave, taking into account the principles of fairness and equity stipulated in this Determination and Directive.
Unpaid Leave (Leave without Pay)
The changed factors for reducing annual and sick leave in the event of leave without pay/unpaid leave as contemplated in paragraphs 5.3 and 14.10 of Part 4 of this document will with due consideration to good administration be effected with effect from the leave cycle which commenced on 1 January 2004.