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)



Recent Posts

  • Feeling Like Home

    Week 141 – November 26, 2022 – The Mild Weather It’s hard to believe that it’s almost December in the Central Interior and it’s raining. I’m not complaining. The wind, rain, and clouds remind me of a west coast winter. No worries though, it will be in the -20’s next week, but I will indulge […]

  • Understanding My Why

    Week 140 – November 19, 2022 – Feeling much gratitude Wow. 140 weeks. I cannot believe it. The pandemic persists and respiratory illness is on the rise during the winter season. I have (knock on wood) been able to avoid this nasty virus and another other cold or flu bug that may be going around. […]

  • Living with Gratitude

    Week 139 – November 12, 2022 – Sustainability & Grit Oh my. Thank goodness for a long weekend. I needed a break. For the last two nights, I took liberty and indulged in a full-night’s sleep (and napped periodically during the day in my LazyBoy chair under my electric blanket). I really appreciate rest and […]