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Education is an investment


“No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy” – Brad Henry

Education is a tool for sculpturing our life into what we want it to be like. It is a resource for both individual and society. Also it can said as a fundamental driver and medium to enhance your knowledge, abilities and skills. Training and experience are always lack behind without proper education. When one is investing in providing a child an education, he is investing in developing a human capital that would give a worthy citizen for a nation.

Now education can be seen as an investment and on the other hand also as an expense. If we treat education as an expense, we focus on price and want a “quid pro quo”, that is to get return on investment. With this perspective, while investing on education one’s might feel expensive. On the other hand, when they see education as an investment, price is never the main filter.

Education holds the youth to higher standard and expertise. It is said that the road to better jobs, more money and improved lifestyles is paved by education. Youth being the future of a nation, their education needs to be the priority. It not only empowers an individual but helps in global development. Overview in the sector of an education needs to be of long run, where investment needs to done focusing on both quality and quantity measures, with the successful outcomes and outputs.

In today’s world people are aware of the fact of education being crucial part and tend to invest, send children to better school as per their capacity. The literacy rate is rising and younger generations are progressively better educated than the older ones. Since more is yet to come. In the future, new information and communication technologies are expected to stimulate the expansion of educational opportunities and to improve educational quality.

Hence, education is basic and government needs to look after this aspect in the long run.