Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[mass noun] British
A system of allowing employees the whole of a stated period off work in order to undertake an educational course.
- The latter courses may be taught by day release, block release or distance learning.
- This three year ‘hands-on’ training involves work experience on top commercial farms, day and block release courses, and project work at farm level.
- It includes work experience on top commercial farms together with day and block release courses and completion of projects such as records/accounts, farm planning etc.
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