Dr Jill Andreanoff

Business Development Manager, Policing

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: Chelmsford, Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Policing

Jill's expertise is in policing education, student and staff coaching for academic success, mentoring, degree apprenticeships and leadership and management skills development.

Email: jill.andreanoff@aru.ac.uk


Jill has extensive experience of the degree apprenticeship agenda and implementation, particularly in the area of policing and leadership & management. She is familiar with ESFA funding rules, levy expenditure and curriculum design.

Jill also acts as an Educational & Leadership Coach, and a consultant, and is author of Coaching and Mentoring in Higher Education: A Step-by-Step Guide to Exemplary Practice plus other academic papers on evidence-based impact of coaching. Former Head of Mentoring & Coaching Unit at the University of Hertfordshire, she now supports other institutions in developing coaching and mentoring provision in the context of student/staff retention, employability and academic attainment.

Research interests

  • Evidence based impact of coaching / mentoring
  • ROI of coaching and mentoring interventions
  • Community interest project evaluation programmes
  • Educational project evaluation

Areas of research supervision

  • Coaching
  • Leadership


  • Doctorate - Learning & Development (Coaching – Oxford Brookes University)
  • Master Degree - Mentoring & Coaching Practice (Oxford Brookes University)

Memberships, editorial boards

  • European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) – Special Advisor 

Selected recent publications

Andreanoff, J., 2016, Issues in conducting quantitative studies on the impact of coaching and mentoring in Higher Education

Andreanoff, J., 2016, The Impact of Peer Coaching on the Academic Performance of Undergraduate Students: a mixed methods study

Andreanoff, J., 2016, Coaching & Mentoring in Higher Education: A step by step guide to exemplary practice, Palgrave Associates

Andreanoff, J., 2013, Compendium of Effective Practice 2nd Edition: Proven Examples of What Works in Enhancing the Student Experience in Higher Education

Andreanoff, J., 2013, Supporting Your Peers: A Pilot Study of a Robust Peer Mentoring SchemeWidening Participation and Lifelong Learning. Volume 15 Special Issue

Recent presentations and conferences

Peer Learning TeachMeet - Peer Coaching in Higher Education: A case study of exemplary practice to demonstrate the impact on student grades. Sheffield Hallam University – The Skills Centre. 10 July 2019.

Key Note Speaker - Student & Staff Coaching in Higher Education. University of Cork. 14 June 2019.

HE peer-learning practices, Meet the Practitioner – event facilitator / presenter. Royal Holloway University – Centre of Development of Academic Skills. 1 May 2018.

Students as Partners: Presentation: Working together to navigate the learning journey. SOAS University of London. 9 June 2017.