Empowering People Through Education

Dr. Christine Younghusband is self-employed an independent educational consultant. She is passionate about teaching and learning and earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2017 from Simon Fraser University (SFU). Christine is currently engaged in post-doctoral research as an Affiliated Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP), teaches at SFU and St. Mark’s College as a Sessional Instructor, and co-moderates #bcedchat on Twitter. Her career in education spans over 20+ years, which included the educational experiences of teaching secondary math and science, doctoral research, curriculum development, and school trusteeship. Dr. Younghusband’s purpose is to enhance the learning experiences of students. Her research interests include math education, professional learning, subject matter acquisition, teacher mentorship, formative assessment, and educational policy.


Upcoming Events:

  • Learning for Tomorrow’s World with Yong Zhao (Richmond, BC) – Attendee – May 1, 2018
  • BC Teacher Education Roundtable (SFU – Burnaby) – Attendee – May 3-4, 2018
  • NOII Pre-Conference on Deep Learning (Richmond, BC) – Attendee – May 10, 2018
  • UBC Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium (UBC – Vancouver) – Attendee – May 17, 2018
  • Prince Rupert Senior Secondary 30th Reunion (Prince Rupert, BC) – Attendee – May 18-20, 2018

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

Received a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Laitsch.


TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – “Alignment” (Find Your Place)

Presented at TEDxWestVancouverED on September 23, 2017. To watch the TEDx talk, click HERE.


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

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


Recent Posts

  • Place-Based Education

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 3 – May 24, 2018 What an incredible class and it’s only Week 3. We were so lucky to have guest speaker Dave Barnum (@DavidBarnum) from SFU Graduate Diploma Programs talked about Place-Based Education. He brought samples of journals and definitions of what place-based, community education is and could look like. Students […]

  • Bringing Nature To Us

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 2 – May 17, 2018 We are jumping into EDUC454 with our first student-led warm-up activity. Two students brought nature to us. I much enjoyed this activity. They had prepared about 8 bags filled with natural materials. The class sub-divided themselves into groups of 2-3 and grabbed a bag. The goal was […]

  • Chaos at Best

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 1 – May 10, 2018 Welcome everyone to EDUC454 on Surrey Campus. The title of the blog is bit of an over exaggeration. The class went well. I was somewhat disoriented teaching EDUC454 at Surrey versus Burnaby Campus. The experience is redefining my sense of space. My students had to witness this […]

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