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Welcome to Green Valley National School and PU College Shiroor. 

principalIn a new world order where education is facing unprecedented challenges due to the impact of globalization, economic growth and communication revolution, we see any challenge as opportunity and uphold the desire to explore the frontiers of knowledge with the faith that nothing is impossible with hard work. “Nihil  Labore Difficile”. This faith ultimately gives us the cutting edge to herald an educational revolution bringing in the skills and competencies to all our students.

Green Valley is a very special place with a mission statement that inspires all our students to continuous inquiry, empowering them with the skills, courage, optimism, and integrity to pursue their dreams and enhance the lives of others.

Our School delivers a dynamic educational program that encourages each student to achieve her or his highest potential. While Green Valley is a National School, the international setting and a multi natured community comprising of NRI and overseas students,  brings together a community of students  who have varied experiences to learn in a rich and unique environment based on values and principles.

Under the able leadership of our Managing Trustee and  the Trust, we look forward to a new era of success and achievement for Green Valley National School and PU College and invite you to join us in this celebration of educational excellence where learning transcends into modern global challenges.

Dr. John Mathew


Mr. John Mathew, an exceptional teacher and administrator par excellence at helm of affairs at Green Valley National School & PU College as Principal, has been an acknowledged expert in School educational management having an impeccable service record of educational career that extends 26 Years of which 23 years as Principal. His last assignment was as Principal of Villa International High School, Republic of Maldives following GCE Advanced Level London Examinations. He has served the Ministry of Education, Republic of Maldives as a Senior Principal for 13 years in schools affiliated to University of London and Cambridge University for their O’Level and A’level Examinations and had been the former Principal of Majeediyya School, the oldest and most reputed school under the Ministry of Education, Maldives. He is much respected and credited in Maldives having successfully managed some of the best schools and produced some of the best National and International Results.

In India Mr. John Mathew has been the founder Principal of Cambridge School Mangalore, the Principal of MES Central School, Kirpal Sagar Academy (International School), and was an active associate with Ivy League Schools Ltd. , spanning an educational career that extends 33 Years of which 30 years as Principal. He is well familiar with ICSE, CBSE, GCE/IGCSE and International Baccalaureate Syllabus Management and an expert in pioneering schools.

His illustrious Academic Career begins with his schooling at De Paul English School, Nazreth Hill and Christ College Varanasi and has always maintained excellent academic record as a regular student in prestigious Colleges. He is a gold medallist at degree level and holds his Masters in English Language and Literature from MG University, M.Ed. in Education from Madras University and an Executive MBA in Human Resource Management from Anna Technological University. He is concluding his Doctoral Research in English Language and Literature. He has also completed an Advanced Educational Management Training at Salzburg University, Austria and was trained at John F. Kennedy School, Berlin under the WUM International Exchange Programme and an active member of several international professional bodies associated with School Education and a Deputy Commissioner with Bharath Scouts and Guides.

Dynamic and active and well proficient in modern trends in education and well exposed to the use of Technology and Multimedia in education, he is well read and widely travelled with a proven track record of successfully managing and guiding academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities in leading Schools in India and abroad. His vision and acumen coupled with a strong urge for pioneer work in the field of school education will certainly be an asset to Green Valley National School.