Online learning

Digital Classroom

G de Gestión magazine interviewed Mr Chris Binge, Headmaster, on the successful adaptation of our programme to an online platform.

LAHC Conference – Matucana 2019

This year the Latin American Heads Conference (LAHC) was made up of eight schools and its goal was the development of eight projects focused on environmental sustainability. We had from 22 – 24 May to make a change in the community of Matucana.

Rock & Water at Markham College

Markham College is the first school in Peru that will integrate the Rock and Water approach into their educational programme. As part of the school’s effort to empower young people and proactively combat bullying, the College participated in an exclusive training session that supports its focus on human relations and values such as respect for one another.

Galapagos trip – a student’s view

By Salvatore Cordova (S5)

The Galapagos experience surpassed all my expectations and went beyond that. In previous trips we have always been given some sense of control and consciousness, however, we always followed a certain plan.

Outstanding university results

At Markham College we are proud to share the outstanding results our students have accomplished in their university applications, the result of their longstanding dedication and effort.

2019 Aerospace Engineering Awards

We are excited to announce that one of our former students, Franco Cubas (graduated in 2014), was recognised in the 2019 Aerospace Engineering Awards and awarded the H.S. Stillwell Problem Solving Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2019 International Food Fair

This year’s International Food Fair was extra special due to it occurring on the day of the inauguration ceremony for the Regional Round Square Conference hosted by Markham and San Silvestre students.

DT featured in DATA magazine

We are pleased to share the latest edition of The Design and Technology Association’s magazine where Markham College’s Design and Technology (DT) department was featured thanks to the efforts made last year by Ms Rachel Wyncoll (Head of the DT department) to inspire young students to become involved in this subject.

Graduate receives Rising Star Award

We are pleased to announce one of our own Old Markhamians, Fernando Tamayo Grados (graduated in 2005), has received a Rising Star for Young Alumni Award from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. This award recognises his emerging leadership in Peru and Latin America promoting sustainable development through social enterprise.

Chincha Trip – March 2019

The weekend of the 16th and 17th of March, the first Chincha service trip of 2019 took place. Around 140 students volunteered to go, including 30 attendees from San Silvestre School.

Un hogar, un futuro – HACIA Democracy

It is our pleasure to announce that one of the three finalist groups in the Desafío de Emprendimiento Social HACIA Democracy 2019 is “Un hogar, un futuro”, by a group of 13 young Markham students. This challenge aims to develop young entrepreneurs with a strong civic commitment. The idea is to identify a problem inside of a community and propose an innovative and sustainable project to solve it. A great prize will be offered to the project that demonstrates extraordinary innovation, impact and sustainability.

Summer School 2019

This season Markham’s Summer School celebrated 30 years since it began offering summertime activities to students. This year we were lucky to have 200 participants.

Markham initiative recognised by UNESCO

We are pleased to share with you “Relatos Docentes”, a publication resulting from a gathering of educators who presented their initiatives to promote peace in school. This was created by the UNESCO Office in Lima, in coordination with Red de Educadores Humanistas and the Corriente Pedagógica Humanista, COPEHU. In this edition, they recognise Markham’s very own Activity Centre created by the Lower School’s counsellor, Patricia Diaz.

Interview to Markham College student

Nicolas was interviewed by Mundo Empresarial about the school’s win in HACIA Democracy with the social entrepreneurship house building project in Chincha.

School updates regarding coronavirus

Markham College is currently closed in accordance with the decrees issued by the government during the state of emergency. During this time we will be providing full online learning for all our students. We are determined to ensure that learning continues at the same pace and with the same effectiveness as normal.

How does online education during the pandemic work for Early Years students?

It is evident that education is going through many changes, as well as great opportunities, since the teaching-learning process is currently migrating from face-to-face to a virtual one. However, this implies a great challenge, as in the case of preschool education, since it depends on various factors to guarantee its success.

Webinar: Back to what future?

Conversation amongst Latin American school headmasters in which our own Headmaster, Chris Binge, offered his views on how education could change to adapt to these new times.

Education changes from Peru

In this episode, Director of Persyou, Nicholas McKie is joined by Chris Binge, Head of Markham College in Lima, Peru. Chris discusses a wealth of topics ranging from freeing school structures, adding curriculum breath to promoting interdisciplinary learning as a way forward for education. Chris provides an insightful outlook of education development drawing on his vast experience of leading schools in Geneva, Hong Kong and Singapore.

The soft skills your child must learn

A child is every parent’s priority – as is their desire to offer them the best education today so they can become happy and successful people tomorrow. Parents invest in the best schools trusting that this will equip their child to face future challenges, tasks and problems. However, are the skills they are learning in school the right ones?

About the SAT exams and SAT Subject

We would like to let you know that, given the current situation we’re living through, and in complying with the government’s rules and in protection of public health, Markham College has decided NO to carry out the SAT tests and SAT Subject at our venue during September and October.

White flags for Manchay

Interview on the show Buenas Nuevas to Camila Calderón, school captain, about the food donation campaign for the Manchay community.

Interview with Adriana Muente, psychologist at Markham College in America Economia: “Emotional education must be a continual process”

During these times, when confinement has challenged parents in their role of accompanying their children with their studies, it is key to educate socioemotionally. Adriana Muente recommends paying attention to the youngest ones, under 7 years old, who do not verbalise what they feel and retain their parents’ emotions easily, causing them problems that are not always easily visible.