Sibyl is the Director of the Centre for Excellence in Professional Learning from the Workplace (CEPLW), which brings its focus on capacity-building and researching professional learning and work integrated learning, into Westminster Exchange.
Sibyl has worked for over 20 years in facilitating reflective, self-directed learning as a professional tool within acupuncture and complementary therapies, and in working with staff to develop in-house teaching clinics as hybrids of learning spaces and workplaces that offer a fully professional service to their clientele.
As director of CEPLW Sibyl works across the University to encourage and facilitate approaches to work integrated learning that expand students experiences of the nature of work and working environments, and help them prepare for whatever professional context they may choose to join.
Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humberside Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust advisory to Directorate of Psychological Therapies on developing Communities of Practices.
Build Up: Professional enhance for professionals in the built environment sector who have been made redundant (funded by HEFCE as part of the Economic Challenge Investment fund, value 485,000); contribution to Interactive Work-based Learning Environments (funded by JISC, value 100,000); Centre for Excellence in Professional Learning from the Workplace (project funded by HEFCE, value 4.5 million over 5 years).
This is a selection of publications, more can be found on WestminsterResearch, our online research repository.
Coldham, Sibyl (2009) Learning to be an architect: the office and the studio. In: 6th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning, 28 Jun - 01 Jul 2009, Roskilde, Denmark. (Unpublished)
Coldham, Sibyl (2004) Using reflective practice in an interprofessional complementary therapies programme. In: Tate, Sylvina and Sills, Margaret, (eds.) The development of critical reflection in the health professions. Occasional paper (4). Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN) Centre for Health Sciences and Practice, pp. 82-87.
Isbell, Brian and Coldham, Sibyl and Elliott, Robert and Shaw, Sandra (2003) Working towards integrated healthcare: developing complementary therapies at the University of Westminster. Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery, 9 (3). pp. 114-117. ISSN 1353-6117
Coldham, Sibyl (2003) Educating the reflective practitioner: graduates in practice. Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, 9 (5). pp. 795-798. ISSN 1075-5535
Moir, Felicity and Coldham, Sibyl (1994) The graduate in a developing profession. European Journal of Oriental Medicine, 1 (3). ISSN 1351-6647
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