Definition of block release in English:

block release

Line breaks: block re|lease


[mass noun] British
A system of allowing employees the whole of a stated period off work in order to undertake an educational course.
More example sentences
  • 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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