LEADERSHIP SHAPES LEARNING
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 in higher education. LEADERSHIP SHAPES LEARNING. Educators, administrators, researchers, governors, parents, community, and students are Leaders of Learning. Christine earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2017 from Simon Fraser University (SFU) and currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and Instructor at St. Mark’s College at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Christine remains connected to SFU as an Affiliate Scholar at the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) and member of the Academic Council at the Centre for Imagination in Research, Culture, and Education (CIRCE). She is interested in Self and System Change. Her research in informed by her career in BC education, which includes 16-years as a secondary math teacher, 7-years as a school trustee, and 8-years in curriculum development. Christine is a LEARNER first. She is a reflective practitioner who engages experientially by “learning by doing.” Christine is a servant leader and contributes to her learning community on various committees.
University Northern British Columbia – School of Education
Full-Time Regular Term (August 2018 to July 2022)
Teacher Education and Graduate Studies
#BCEdChat on Twitter
Supporting the professional learning of BC Educators on Twitter.
Working with an exceptional co-moderator crew on the #bcedchat mod-team
Open Schools BC – Ministry of Education
Math Video Project (2019) – Focussing on Competencies
Author and co-author of the following learning activities:
“Will the salmon return?” – Math 9 and Statistics 12
“Exploring the bentwood box” – Math 8, Workplace 10/11, Apprenticeship Math 12
These activities focussed on the First Peoples Principles of Learning.
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
UBC Indigenous Math Education Network
Click here to read the full feature. Truly an honour to have my work and practice acknowledged at UBC.
“Alignment” (Find Your Place)
Presented at TEDxWestVancouverED on September 23, 2017
To watch, click HERE.