About the principal
Mr. Vishnu Debie began his teaching career in 1988 as a Natural History interpreter at the Asa Wright Nature Center, Spring Hill Arima. He taught Science at the School of Continuing Studies in San Fernando until 1990 when he joined the Ministry of Education as a Chemistry and Math teacher. He continued his teaching career at the Rio Claro Senior Comprehensive School, the San Fernando Government Secondary School and finally, the Arima Senior Comprehensive School (Arima North Secondary) in 1995 where he is currently the Principal. His dedication to education is evident, having obtained his Bachelors of Science, Master’s Degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Education and having moved through the ranks of Teacher III, Head of Department (Science), Vice Principal and most recently Principal. He has numerous training certification in IT, School Management and Planning from several training institutions.
Vision for the school
My vision for the Arima North Secondary School is one that puts priority to our students’ holistic development. This involves creating an environment where learning is relevant, meaningful and enjoyable by carefully balancing student, parent and community interests. It is my hope that our school will continue to rise to be a significant contributor to our children’s social development and educational achievements.