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.



Full-Time Regular Term Assistant Professor (August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2020)
UNBC School of Education (Teacher Education and Graduate Studies)



Recent Posts

  • Feeling Vulnerable

    Week 30 (of 38) – April 15 to 18, 2019 I’m a linear sequential thinker… YAY ME!!! Back to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator… I am an ESTJ. While working on my dissertation, I was leaning towards being ENTP… but now I’m back to ESTJ, as an educator… just like I was when I was teaching […]

  • It Will Never End

    Week 29 (of 38) – April 8 to 13, 2019 Thank you George Couros for posting this today on Instagram. Needed it. Soon after last week and ending the term with the Celebration of Learning on April 5th, it was marking time. The way I designed the course was to have students engage in the […]

  • Perspective

    Week 28 (of 38) – April 1 to 5, 2019 It’s been a hectic 3-weeks and now I am attempting to catch up with my weekly blogs of learning. When put into situations that may be perceived difficult, challenging, or almost impossible… there is something to learn about yourself. This week was the last week […]

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