Dr. Christine Ho Younghusband is passionate about teaching and learning and the role of leadership to enhance the student learning experience in K-12 and in higher education. LEADERSHIP SHAPES LEARNING. Educators, administrators, researchers, governors, parents, community, and students are Leaders of Learning. Christine earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2017 from Simon Fraser University (SFU) and currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and Instructor at St. Mark’s College at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Christine remains connected to SFU as an Affiliate Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) and member of the Academic Council at the Centre for Imagination in Research, Culture, and Education (CIRCE). She is interested in Self and System Change. Her research in informed by her career in BC education, which includes 16-years as a secondary math teacher, 7-years as a school trustee, and 8-years in curriculum development. Christine is a LEARNER first. She is a reflective practitioner who engages experientially by “learning by doing.” Christine is a servant leader and contributes to her learning community on various committees.

University Northern British Columbia – School of Education

Assistant Professor
Full-Time Regular Term (August 2018 to July 2022)
Teacher Education and Graduate Studies


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Simon Fraser University – Educational Leadership (EdD)

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

Senior Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Laitsch, PhD
Dissertation completed in 2017

Descriptive Study Using Survey Methods

Link to Dissertation: http://summit.sfu.ca/item/17485

Recent Posts

  • The Move is Complete

    Week 72 – July 28, 2021 – Starting All Over Again Today was the first day I’ve had a good night’s sleep. I really needed it. It was an amazing feeling to wake up in my own bed, at my own place, with everything in its place. Gawd. I don’t like moving and I don’t […]

  • Understanding Place

    Week 71 – Monday, July 19, 2021 – Saskatoon Berries I’ve been contemplating the daily blog, as I have attempted before, inspired by a couple of colleagues on Twitter who do this wholeheartedly, particularly during the school year. I need to commit to a daily practice of writing, even though this may not be the […]

  • Customer Service

    Week 70 – July 18, 2021 – How do you make people feel I had an incredible experience dropping off my winter tires at the car dealership. I am moving (again) back to Prince George, post-pandemic, in preparation of returning back to in person teaching in the fall at the university. This transition back into […]