Dr. Christine Younghusband, EdD

Empowering People Through Education

Dr. Christine Younghusband is LEAD LEARNER and CEO of “Christine Younghusband” and she is passionate about teaching and learning. She is currently engaging post-doctoral research as an Affiliated Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy at Simon Fraser University, teaching at Simon Fraser University as a Sessional Instructor, and serving as a second term School Trustee on the School District No.46 (Sunshine Coast) Board of Education. Dr. Younghusband’s career in education spans over 20+ years starting with her teaching career as a secondary mathematics & science teacher to doctoral research in Educational Leadership at Simon Fraser University, curriculum development with the Ministry of Education, and politics as an elected official. In her various roles, Christine’s primary purpose is to find ways to enhance the student learning experience. Dr. Younghusband’s areas of interests are mathematics education, professional learning, subject matter acquisition, mentorship, assessment, and policy.

Upcoming Events:

  • SD46 NEST Nature Walk (Sechelt, BC) – Observer – March 15, 2018
  • SFU Alumni Workshop – Professional Business Resumes (Vancouver, BC) – Attendee – March 15, 2018
  • SFU Alumni Workshop – Developing a LinkedIN Profile (SFU – Surrey) – Attendee – March 20, 2018
  • SFU Alumni Workshop – Make the Connection – (Vancouver, BC) – Attendee – March 29, 2018
  • BCSSA Spring Forum (Vancouver, BC) – Attendee – April 6, 2018
  • An Evening with Monique Gray Smith (Sechelt, BC) – Attendee – April 6, 2018
  • EDvent – Get #tunEDin (Burnaby, BC) – Attendee – April 17, 2018
  • Vancouver Sun Run 2018 (Vancouver, BC) – 10km Runner (aka. walker) – April 22, 2018
  • BC School Trustee Association AGM (Richmond, BC) – Delegate – April 26-29, 2018

EDU-Highlights of 2017:

SFU Fall Convocation – Faculty of Education – October 6, 2017

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – “Alignment” (Find Your Place)

Presented at TEDxWestVancouverED on September 23, 2017.

To watch my TEDxWestVancouverED talk (3min, 42 sec.), click HERE.

SFU – Doctor of Education (EdD) Thesis Defence – August 17, 2017

The Professional Learning Experiences of Non-Mathematics Subject Specialist Teachers: A Descriptive Study

To read Christine’s Dissertation or Thesis Abstract, go to:  http://summit.sfu.ca/item/17485

Recent Posts

  • Feels Good

    One thing that I love about teaching and learning is the immediate gratification of success. I just had a wonderful experience this morning. I helped a student with their math via SnapChat. This student was sending “streaks” via SnapChat and I happened to be one of the recipients. I replied, “looks like fun.” It was […]

  • Is it me?

    Wow. It does not take much to trigger me. “Is it me?” A classic question that NO ONE wants to answer. I appreciate that someone is willing to speak to someone face-to-face and inquire if the problem is him or her. Unfortunately, you’re NEVER going to hear the answer that would reflect the truth. So why […]

  • Gaining Perspective

    Love what you do. This may sound cliche but when you realize that your time on earth is limited, it would be in your best interest to do what you love. I had the gift of being away from my life for 20-days and experienced the JOY OF TRANSFORMATION. Admittedly, I’ve changed too. I witnessed […]