Jill Gratton

Jill Gratton

Evaluation Assistant Analyst

Planning & Analytics



Pronouns: she/her 

Part of the Impact Evaluation Team within the Planning & Analytics Office (PAO), which provides support to the University in strategic planning and intelligence. Within this team, I contribute to the impact evaluation service for the university's Access and Participation Plan (APP), to support the creation of analytical and evaluation reports for the University's key stakeholders and the Office for Students (OfS). Through its APP, the University aims to ensure that its student have equal opportunities to access higher education, to be successful while at university, and to progress into employment or postgraduate study, with a clear and continued commitment to Access and Participation for all students from under-represented groups, across the student lifecycle.



  • BA(Hons) Psychology (University of Warwick)
  • MSc Cognition, Computing & Psychology (University of Warwick)
  • Trinity College CertTESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • TDipWP (JEB Teachers' Diploma)
Previous roles within the University of Plymouth:
  • Senior Project Administrator, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Digital Learning Environment Advocate (Moodle Project), Academic Support Technology & Innovation (ASTI)
  • Database Officer, Development Office, External Relations (Alumni Relations & Fundraising)
  • Alumni Data Compliance Officer, Development Office, External Relations (Alumni Relations & Fundraising)
  • Doctoral College Administrator
  • Senior Research Administrator (University of Derby)
Prior experience includes 20+ years with large national and multinational organisations in multidisciplinary, worldwide and virtual marketing and business development teams (HP, Cisco, VCE); designing and developing online training (Lloyds Bank, HP, Glaxo, British Airways, Citibank); 5+ years in teaching and learning support in adult and secondary education; and 8+ years experience of administration in secondary and higher education.

Professional membership

Associate Member, Association for Learning Technology (ALT)