Enhancing the learning experiences of students.
Dr. Christine Ho Younghusband is passionate about teaching, learning, and leadership. Her mission is to enhance and improve the student learning experience. Christine completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2017 at Simon Fraser University (SFU) and she is an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in the School of Education since 2018. She is a former secondary mathematics teacher and 2-term school trustee serving locally and provincially on the BC School Trustees Association Board of Directors. Christine is an Affiliated Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) at SFU, co-moderator of #bcedchat on Twitter, and vice-chair of the Institute for Public Education BC. She is also a sessional instructor at St. Mark’s College at UBC, taught EDUC 471 and EDUC 454 at SFU, and developed curriculum with the Ministry of Education, OpenEd BC, and First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC). Christine is driven by THINKING FORMATIVE in her practice and her research interests include mathematics education, professional learning experiences, subject matter acquisition, self-assessment through portfolios, leadership in education, and ethnic identity.
Appointed Full-Time Regular Term Assistant Professor
UNBC School of Education (Teacher Education and Graduate Studies)
August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2025 (renewed for 3-years)