Empowering People Through Education

Dr. Christine Younghusband is passionate about teaching and learning and the role of leadership. 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 Sessional Instructor at SFU and St. Mark’s College and co-moderates #bcedchat on Twitter. She is a former secondary mathematics and science teacher and enhances the student learning experience as a educator, educational researcher, and writer. Dr. Younghusband’s research interests include math education, professional learning experiences, subject matter acquisition, policy and practice, self-assessment, and teacher mentorship.


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. Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Laitsch.


TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – “Alignment” (Find Your Place)

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


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



Recent Posts

  • Student Led Learning

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 6 – June 14, 2018 We are finally at Week 6. Truth. I can’t believe that we are already at Week 6. We are approaching the halfway mark of EDUC454 this summer term. We finally had our FIRST class with all student-led learning activities within the time frame as intended, but we […]

  • Time Constraints

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 5 – June 7, 2018 As mentioned in my previous blog, this EDUC454 class is engaging and dialogical. I like how we are able to delve into conversation to establish a deeper understanding of what we are learning about. That said, we are quickly running out of time. It’s a crazy idea […]

  • #GetOutside

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 4 – May 31, 2018 Thank you Dr. Gillian Judson from SFU IERG #imaginED for visiting our EDUC454 class last Thursday night to discuss a #walkingcurriculum. We were learning outside with purpose. #GetOutside. This was the first time that our EDUC454 class got outside. For the first few weeks, we interpreted “outside” […]

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