Anne-Fleur Lurvink


Anne-Fleur is an analyst at Open Development & Education. She has worked as a secondary school teacher in the Netherlands, where she taught English and Global Citizenship. She has also worked with refugee students and teachers on participatory approaches in designing education materials and platforms for refugee and migrant contexts. She has worked as a researcher on issues related to sustainable partnerships and relationships between small-scale NGOs, their partners, and their beneficiaries in Asia and East Africa. She has an MA from the University of Groningen in English Language and Culture, and an MSc. in Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies from the University of Leuven. Currently, she focuses on mixed methods and participatory research for education policy in education in emergencies.


Lurvink, A.-F., Espinoza-Revollo, P., Ali, Y., Garrod, O., Atherton, P., Mackintosh, A., Ramirez, A., Beoku-Betts, I., Haßler, B., & Godwin, K. (2023, March). Where do teachers go, and where do they stay?
Correa de Oliveira, A., Kanyoza, C., Lurvink, A.-F., Boilo, V., Kadzamira, E., & Haßler, B. (2023). Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in the Context of the National Numeracy Programme in Malawi: Findings from a Rapid In-depth Qualitative Study [Working Paper]. EdTech Hub.
Lurvink, A.-F., Bangura, Z., Fortune, A., George, A. H., Godwin, K., Mason-Sesay, M., Moseray, D., Tholley, I., Turay, E. B., & Haßler, B. (2022). No Teacher is an Island: A case study on the enablers and barriers for effective school-based teacher professional development in Sierra Leone. OpenDevEd.
Mil, S. K., Anne-Fleur Lurvink, Imke van. (2023). Understanding Sustainable Exit Strategies of Voluntary Development Organisations. Amical Break-Up or Messy Divorce? In The Rise of Small-Scale Development Organisations. Routledge.
Lurvink, A.-F., & Pitchford, N. J. (2023). Introduction of an EdTech intervention to support learning of foundational skills in Sierra Leone: policy, teacher, and community perspectives. Frontiers in Education, 8, 1069857.
Oliveira, A. C. de, Kanyoza, C., Boilo, V., Chidothi, E., Kadzamira, E., Mpoola, D., McBurnie, C., Phiri, M., & Haßler, B. (2022). Teaching and learning of mathematics in the context of the National Numeracy Programme: Finding from a rapid in-depth qualitative study [Technical Report]. EdTech Hub.
Haßler, B., Lurvink, A.-F., Beoku-Betts, I., McBurnie, C., Adam, T., & Blower, T. (2022). Tich Me Ar Tich Dem — Inception Report (Tich Me Ar Tich Dem Output 1). OpenDevEd.
Walker, H., Tegha, G., Lurvink, A.-F., McBurnie, C., & McBurnie, H. W., Ghislaine Tegha, Anne-Fleur Lurvink and Chris. (2022, March 31). Tich Mi Ar Tich Dem - Open Development & Education.,
Walker, H., Tegha, G., Lurvink, A.-F., & McBurnie, C. (2022). ‘Tich Mi Ar Tich Dem’: Designing a low-cost and scalable teacher professional development in Sierra Leone. Open Development & Education.

Full list of publications available here.