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 publications:

Ho Younghusband, C. (2022). Practicum during the pandemic: Zooming in. OTESSA Conference Proceedings, 2(1), 1-7. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18357/OTESSA.2022.2.1.89
https://conference.otessa.org/index.php/conference/article/view/89

Ho Younghusband, C. & Koehn, D. (2022). Teacher candidates peer-oriented triads: Transforming practice through peer assessment during field experience. Canadian Journal of Action Research. 22(2), 29-45.
https://journals.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar/article/view/553


Recent Posts

  • Becoming Resilient

    Week 151 – February 3, 2023 – Cleaning the Fridge Game Oh my… the photos are uploading and pages updating. Woohoo!!! Patience. The error messages incurred last week was due to “too many requests” and the best remedy was to wait. Ugh. As difficult as it was to wait and be patient, over time… it […]

  • Starting Again and Again

    Week 150 – January 28, 2023 – WordPress is quirky No photo this week. I don’t know why but know that I’ve tried. Truth… I’m glad that this blog post published but honestly it was more luck than any predictable outcome. Idk. I updated my phone and iPad. I’m limited to and dependent on my […]

  • A New Beginning

    Week 149 – January 21, 2023 – Chinese New Year Eve In the photo was a gift that was given to me from my family law lawyer after my divorce was final. You know, I could not even spell divorce correctly until it was actually true (aka., recently). Hmm… that always makes me wonder, but […]