Empowering People Through Education

Dr. Christine Younghusband is passionate about teaching and learning and the role of leadership in student learning experiences. She earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2017 from Simon Fraser University (SFU) and engaged in post-doctoral research as an Affiliated Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy. Dr. Younghusband is a self-employed educational consultant, sessional instructor at SFU and St. Mark’s College, and co-moderator of #bcedchat on Twitter Sunday nights at 7pm PST. She is also writing a book titled “20 days.” Dr. Younghusband is a former secondary mathematics and science teacher who is driven to enhance the learning experiences of students as an educator, researcher, and writer. Her research interests include math education, professional learning experiences, subject matter acquisition, policy and practice, self-assessment, and teacher mentorship.


Full-Time Lecturer at UNBC (August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019)


2018 Volunteer of the Year – Sunshine Coast Community Futures

Served 6-years as Director on the Board of Directors and 3-years as Chair of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee.


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

Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership. Senior Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Laitsch.

SFU Doctor of Education Thesis – Defended: August 17, 2017
To read Christine’s Dissertation or Thesis Abstract, go to: http://summit.sfu.ca/item/17485


TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – “Alignment” (Find Your Place)

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



Recent Posts

  • Outdoor Math Adventure

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 13 – August 2, 2018 Well… this is the last week of EDUC454 evening course at SFU Surrey Summer Session. I cannot not believe that our time together has ended. I also cannot believe that I am well overdue to write this blog reflection on Week 13. I do have a reason… […]

  • Focused on Student Learning

    My IGNITE presentation below… what a great class… Week 12 and we’re nearing the end of the course. It’s been super fun and I really appreciated listening to your IGNITEs. I was IGNITED. Thank you #EDUC454E100 Summer Session 2018 at SFU Surrey. You rocked!!! #EDUC454E100 – Week 12 – July 26, 2018 SLIDE 1 THIS […]

  • The Closers

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 11 – July 19, 2018 We are nearing the end of EDUC454 course at SFU Surrey. This is our last week of student-led learning activities. Next class we are heading into our summative assessments with IGNITE, one-page journal summary, and inquiry project. It’s absolutely amazing how this class took over the course. […]

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