3 Questions to Ask Before Starting an English Educational Franchise Business for Children Next to buying a home, taking on an educational franchise is probably the largest financial commitment you will ever make. That’s why you need to be 100% happy with your choice of a franchise and your ability to make it work. You may think that a franchise is a ready-made business that guarantees success. While it has its advantages, it also has its challenges. So, what do you need to know before you dive in the deep end?