Social service

Service Project in Queña Raymi, Cusco

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.

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.

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.

Markham Face Shield Collaboration

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.