Empowering People Through Education
Dr. Christine Younghusband is passionate about teaching and learning and the role of leadership in enhancing the student learning experience. 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 (CSELP) at SFU.
Dr. Younghusband is an independent educational consultant, Lecturer at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) School of Education, and co-moderator of #bcedchat on Twitter Sunday nights at 7pm PST. She is a former secondary mathematics and science teacher and member of the Math K-9 Curriculum Development Team in BC Education. She served as a sessional instructor at SFU and St. Mark’s College and school trustee for two-terms on the School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast) Board of Education.
Dr. Younghusband is currently writing a book titled “20 days” about her learning experiences with her mother and family, and in the midst of publishing articles on school trusteeship, her dissertation, and communicating student learning. She is driven by THINKING FORMATIVE in her practice and hopes to share this thinking with others. Dr. Younghusband’s research interests include mathematics education, professional learning experiences, subject matter acquisition, policy and practice, self-assessment, and 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)