With the aim of bringing fresh water to areas with scarce resources, students at Markham College had the initiative to create a fog catcher project, implemented in the human settlement Ampliación El Trébol, Pamplona Alta sector, in the San Juan de Miraflores district.
In 2018, for the first time ever, the S4 Leaders Training Trip took place in Cusco. We had the chance to collaborate in the Queña Raymi Project by planting trees for the community alongside 100 Cusco COAR students, 250 locals and 170 people from the Markham community who fundraised enough money to plant 10,000 trees.
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.
In the digital era, new educational needs arise. Marco Bassino, director at Markham College, commented on it.
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.
Carlos Morales, psychologist for Upper School, provides insights during an interview by TV Peru on how to balance screen time for teenagers.
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.
Even though isolation has presented many challenges this year, our students have participated in several concerts this season.
Find out how our Maker Space teachers’ initiative to develop and donate face shields to the Health Ministry was also an opportunity for students to continue their service activities.
Interview with Paloma Labarthe, Lower School Counselling Director, in Radio Nacional, on how to share with the children during these difficult times.