Wednesday, August 22, 2012

About Lawrence M. Buck (MGIS)

About MGIS Headmaster Lawrence M. Buck 

Lawrence M. Buck, MGIS Founding Headmaster

·         Born in England

·         Taught in London and Hereford where he became Headmaster of two large independent schools

·         Taught  in Minneapolis USA, Denmark and France

·         Founding Headmaster, Mahatma Gandhi  International school

·         Former Headmaster, British School Manila

·         Founding Headmaster, The Beacon School

·         Social Media Guru

·         Technology in Education Expert

·         Renowned Speaker on C.E.R.T.  (Teaching Compassion Empathy Respect Tolerance)


Mr. Buck moved to the Philippines in 1994 to become Headmaster of The British School Manila. Under his leadership, the school doubled in population and established itself as one of the leading British International schools in the region. In 2002, Mr. Buck was invited to become Founding Headmaster of Mahatma Gandhi International School (MGIS). After establishing the school, he had a short spell back in the UK where he finished his academic studies, and in Italy where he headed schools in Milan and Bologna. In 2007, he returned to continue as Headmaster of our school and immediately secured for MGIS the status of an IB World school gaining accreditation for the Diploma Programme, the Cambridge University IGCSE accreditation as a Cambridge International Examinations Centre, and full accreditation from the Department of Education for our Kinder to Grade 10 Programme.

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