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, with SFU at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy and Centre for Imagination in Research, Culture, and Education, and with governance and leadership as a faculty senator. 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


#BCEdChat on Twitter

Since 2013

Supporting the professional learning of BC Educators on Twitter.

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

Descriptive Study Using Survey Methods

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

Recent Posts

  • Bag of Miss Vickie’s

    Week 84 – Part 1 – October 20, 2021 – What brings you joy? Oh my gosh… Foreboding joy… a finding in Brené Brown’s research. Call me a data point. There is no denying that I do this… and I get caught up on the SHOULD’S and what I perceive what I think I SHOULD […]

  • Finding My People

    Week 83 – Part 2 – October 18, 2021 – It’s ok to be myself. What a whirlwind of a day. I was grieving all weekend after learning about a friend, colleague, and mentor passing. I gasped when I received the text. I had no idea and her passing was somewhat sudden. She hired me […]

  • I Needed This

    Week 83 – Part 1 – October 13, 2021 – Reminded of my WHY Wow. I will admit,  I’ve been in a cognitive slump. I have no other words to describe how I’ve been feeling recently (during the pandemic), but I am wondering if I was experiencing an implementation dip (Fullan, 2008)… in my life. […]