Answered By: Mallory Stark
Last Updated: May 21, 2024     Views: 364

Transforming Education Through Social Entrepreneurship

Where can I find information to help me with my course work?

Information on education and social entrepreneurship
Research Task Suggested Resources
Education Newsletters and Article Databases

Chronicle of Higher Education - news about colleges and universities and issues affecting higher education

GSVN2K Daily Newsletter - daily newsletter that "gives the latest updates on what’s happening in the "Pre-K to Gray” Learning & Skills Landscape."

EdSurge - news from and about educators, entrepreneurs, researchers and other stakeholders working to support equitable opportunities for all learners.

EdTech Magazine - explores technology and education issues that IT leaders and educators face when they’re evaluating and implementing a solution. Includes two publications EdTech: Focus on Higher Education and EdTech: Focus on K-12.

EducationWeek- National coverage of K-12 education news and information.

The 74 - a non-profit, non-partisan news site covering education in America.

Business Insider - Premium stories and market-moving news about technology, politics, education, global affairs, healthcare, business, energy and sustainability.

ABI Proquest - articles from business and management academic and professional journals; including the intersection of education and entrepreneurship

ERIC - A wide variety of journal and non-journal literature in the field of education.

Industry/Market Research

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - Primary federal entity in the U.S. for collecting and analyzing data related to education; produced by the U.S. Department of Education.

IBISWorld - market research reports on a wide range of industries in the US, China, the UK and Australia.

Technavio - reports cover emerging sectors and technological advances in education, healthcare, retail, energy, aerospace, consumer goods and automotive. For example, searching on the keyword, "education" retrieves reports on the application of virtual reality, artificial intelligence and digitization in education.

Company/Organizational and Fund Profiles

GuideStar Pro - Information about the missions, programs, and finances of more than 1.7 million nonprofit organizations.

Foundation Directory Online - information and funding history for 140,000+ foundations, corporations, and federal agencies.

Yearbook of International Organizations - detailed information on over 38,000 active international organizations from 300 countries and territories - including intergovernmental (IGOs) and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs).

Capital IQ - profiles of public and private companies and nonprofit organizations.

ImpactAlpha - News on the impact investment sector. Also includes the ImpactSpace database that includes information on and investors and over 4,000 impact investment deals 

Preqin - profiles and screening capability for socially responsible funds and fund managers

Background information on social problems/issues including those in education International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences - Includes over 600 entries covering major theories, approaches, and contemporary issues in social problems; provides insight into how social conditions get defined as social problems, and the ways different people and organizations view and try to solve them.