If the government really wants to invest in early childhood education, it needs to back the workforce.
For women with a bachelor of arts degree, teaching is one of the highest paying jobs. The opposite is true for men.
Like so many other countries, the UK is experiencing a shortage of primary school teachers - especially one’s of the male variety.
We have scholarships specifically targeted at women to redress the gender imbalance in STEM subjects. So why can’t we do the same for men in primary education?