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Education and Child Care Industries

Getting Started

This guide is maintained by the David Lam Library, primarily for business students, or those in other disciplines researching education-related businesses and industries, in areas such as:

  • online learning
  • tutoring services
  • private schools/ language colleges
  • preschool, childcare and daycare

This guide focuses on business resources. For education resources, please see the research guides from the Education Library.

To help you form an effective research strategy, the business librarians have developed the following guide:

Vancouver Research Help

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David Lam Library
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604 822 9400

Okanagan Research Help

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Kim Buschert
On leave for 2024.
Contact M.J. D'Elia for management/business related questions.
Contact Marjorie Mitchell for Psychology related questions.

Are you researching for a specific education or child care related business?

Visit the Small Business Accelerator website for extensive research guides on specific types of business, including:

  • day care facility
  • language school
  • tutoring
  • personal coaching

Business Planning

For resources on business planning, including sample business plans for this industry, please see the Entrepreneurship research guide: