Who could have ever imagined in 80's, when I was young, that these highly intelligent lectures presented by leading scholars in famous univ. around the world would be easily accessible from a living room in Japan for free.
This ear, affluent life will not require much money.
So, what do our children need to become life time learners and to live a happy satisfactory life.
I believe in "curiosity."
Are students in junior high or high schools encouraged enough to nourish their born curiosity,...well, I doubt it.
This list is only a part of universities streaming free courses presented by professors in Univ. on the net.
University of California - Berkeley
Indian Institute of Technology/Indian Institute of Science
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)