Iman Beoku-Betts

Iman is a Portfolio Manager at Open Development and Education. In 2019, she completed her M.Sc. in Statistics at the University of Southampton, where her final project looked at analysing enrolment rates of females in secondary schools in Sierra Leone. She also holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the same university. Following her Master’s, she relocated from the United Kingdom to Freetown, Sierra Leone, where she began personal maths tutoring for secondary school students. Prior to joining the team, she worked at the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education in Sierra Leone as a Data Analyst in the Minister’s Delivery Team. Since joining Open Development and Education, Iman has worked on the EdTech Hub as the Country Lead for Sierra Leone.


Beoku-Betts, I. (2023). Teacher Deployment in Sierra Leone: Lessons learnt and moving forward [Policy briefing]. EdTech Hub.
Beoku-Betts, I., & Kaye, T. (2022). EdTech Horizon Scan: Blockchain technology in education [Position paper]. 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 No. 1). OpenDevEd.
McBurnie, C., & Beoku-Betts, I. (2021). Mapping the education data ecosystem in Sierra Leone [Working Paper]. EdTech Hub.
McBurnie, C., & Beoku-Betts, I. (2021). Advancing Data-driven Decision-making for School Improvement: Findings from the One Tablet Per School User Testing Programme in Sierra Leone [Working paper]. MBSSE, EdTech Hub, Leh Wi Lan.


Full list of publications available here.