Mike MacKinnon

Mike MacKinnon

Director of Learning Support Center

Mike MacKinnon is a Canadian teacher who received his undergraduate degree in sociology from Cape Breton University, and his Master’s degree in political philosophy from the University of Western Ontario. He has been working as a teacher in China for the past 7 years, primarily teaching English and History. Prior to joining our team, Mike worked extensively with high school and university students as both a teacher and assistant professor. His areas of specialty include world history, philosophy of ethics, political philosophy, critical thinking, and cultural studies. With his degree, Mike is also able to work with elementary, middle, and high school students in the areas of politics and humanities.

Mike is also known to many students and parents as the former Director of The Learning Center (TLC), and as the current Director of the Learning Support Center (LSC) at B.E.S. As Director of the LSC, Mike’s role is to better facilitate the social, emotional, and academic support of all students at BES.

Our Program

Based on the implementation of the CNC curriculum and IB PYP/MYP teaching methodology, strategies and assessments are being creatively blended. BES is committed to cultivating and educating future designers, change-makers and innovators.