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 higher education. LEADERSHIP SHAPES LEARNING. All stakeholders are Leaders of Learning and Christine wonders about identity development, self-efficacy, and subject-matter acquisition. Christine earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2017 from Simon Fraser University and she is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia and Sessional Instructor at St. Mark’s College at the University of British Columbia.

Christine remains connected to K-12 as a co-moderator of #BCEdChat on Twitter and board member of the Institute for Public Education (IPE), with SFU at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) and Centre for Imagination in Research, Culture, and Education (CIRCE), and with governance and leadership as a faculty senator at UNBC and committee member of the SCS and SCCC. She is interested in Identity and System Change. Her research in informed by her experience in BC education as a second-generation Chinese-Canadian settler, secondary mathematics teacher, school trustee, and curriculum developer. Christine is a LEARNER and reflective practitioner. Welcome to Christine’s professional blog.

University Northern British Columbia – School of Education

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


University of British Columbia – Faculty of Education


Honoured to be recognized as one of the 2021-2022 Alumni Profiles.

I graduated from UBC with a B.Sc. in Chemistry with a concentration in Mathematics,
and B.Ed. (Secondary) specializing in chemistry, science, and mathematics.


Alumni Profiles 2021 – 2022


#BCEdChat on Twitter

Since 2013

Supporting the professional learning of BC Educators on Twitter.
Website: https://sites.google.com/view/bcedchat/home
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bcedchat

Working with an exceptional co-moderator crew on the #bcedchat mod-team


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

Using Survey Methods and Descriptive Statistics

Keywords: Content knowledge, Out-of-field teaching, Professional learning,  Experiential learning, Self-directed learning, Subject matter

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

Recent Posts

  • The Dust is Settling

    Week 120 – July 3, 2022 – Feeling at Home It’s been 11-months living in Prince George full-time. Although I started work here 4-years ago, I spent the first two years living in 2 places (and commuting back and forth via plane), the next year I lived on the Sunshine Coast and taught remotely during […]

  • Moments of Gratitude

    Week 119 – June 26, 2022 – Transformation is bumpy What a beautiful night. Can you believe that I took this photo at 10pm at night? This is one of the things that I have noticed about living in the Central Interior of BC versus the Lower Mainland. The days are much longer and late […]

  • Daily Writing Practice

    Week 118 – June 17, 2022 – Self-Efficacy Here we go again. I am reconsidering daily blog writing. It is not for the reason of blogging on a daily basis like my friend and colleague Ian Landy @technolandy does. It has been recommended to me several times to adopt a practice of writing. I want […]