Enhancing the learning experiences of students.

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, Assistant Professor 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.

Appointed Full-Time Regular Term Assistant Professor
UNBC School of Education (Teacher Education and Graduate Studies)

One Year Term: August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019

Recent Posts

  • Lemons Lemonade

    Week 11 (of Week 38) – November 12-16, 2018 “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” This common saying inspired the title of my blog today. I’m putting a SPIN on what is and what things could be. You have to. I could dwell on the “bad” bur really… it’s all good. So here’s my confession… I […]

  • What’s Important

    Day 48 (of 187) – November 9, 2018 Here I am, back on the Sunshine Coast from Prince George. I was suppose to be at the JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE concert with my sister tonight, but the concert was cancelled a couple of days ago. Unfortunately or fortunately, I could not cancel my plane tickets. It just […]

  • Less Is More

    Day 47 (of 187) – November 8, 2018 Look at this beautiful food pic… If you don’t know me already, I’m a HUGE food pic fan. I like taking food pics and I’m pretty happy that this food pic has made my daily blog of learning. Why post a pic of food? It’s a metaphor. […]