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.


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. Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Laitsch.


TEDxWestVancouverED 2017 – “Alignment” (Find Your Place)

Presented at TEDxWestVancouverED on September 23, 2017. To watch, click HERE.


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



Recent Posts

  • What is Formative?

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 9 – July 5, 2018 Everyday I am learning. This day was no exception. I often wonder why I am doing what I am doing. This is not meant to be an existential blog entry but I am curious about how we can do what’s best to maximize the student learning experience […]

  • The Amazing Race

    #EDUC454E100 – Week 8 – June 28, 2018 A very clever name to this week’s group facilitation learning activity. The Amazing Race. We were all wooed by the lollipops. Liam, Stephen K., Dustin, and Jessica B. started off the activity by offering each of us a lollipop and explaining the rules of the game. We […]

  • 20 Days

    I was always so happy when my mom would agree to take a selfie with me and the family. It was a rare moment. She did not particularly like taking photos. In fact, she hated them. Ironically, I think she takes the best photos out of all of us in the family. I guess she […]

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