Nobel laureate James Heckman's research tells us that for every dollar we invest in Early Childhood Education, we can receive $13 return on investment. The first five years give the biggest bang for your buck - this is why governments need make this a priority.
So why have we been pushing for investment in higher education? We need to refocus and target taxpayer funds where they will do the most good!
Which political party will be brave enough to think of the long-term good of the country, not just the next election?