Empowering People Through Education
Dr. Christine Younghusband is passionate about teaching and learning and the role of leadership in student learning experiences. 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 self-employed educational consultant, sessional instructor at SFU and St. Mark’s College, and co-moderator of #bcedchat on Twitter Sunday nights at 7pm PST. She is also writing a book titled “20 days.” Dr. Younghusband is a former secondary mathematics and science teacher who is driven to enhance the learning experiences of students as an educator, researcher, and writer. Her research interests include math education, professional learning experiences, subject matter acquisition, policy and practice, self-assessment, and teacher mentorship.
Full-Time Lecturer at UNBC (August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019)
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. Senior Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Laitsch.
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
TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – “Alignment” (Find Your Place)