KBBO investments in the education sector come from our belief in value creation that focuses on revamping and expanding services that increase capacity and create education alternatives.


“Education has the power to transform societies, forever changing lives around the world.”

Khalifa Butti Bin Omeir , Chairman


Al Basma British School, established in Abu Dhabi 20 years ago, is a premier international school, delivering the National Curriculum in England to over 1,400 students from over 54 countries.

With a diverse team of highly-qualified educators, the curriculum can challenge and inspire students with a variety of learning styles. In a fast paced and ever-changing world, Al Basma is also unique in providing STEM education with its own Robotics and Aero-modeling programme.

Al Basma is rated a “Band A” (high performing school) and has acquired the British Schools Overseas (BSO) accreditation, making Al Basma among an elite community of only 250 schools across the globe. The school is also accredited with British Schools of Middle East (BSME), Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), Edexcel (Pearson) and AQA (Oxford).



Al Manahil Private School is located in Al Ain and offers a balanced education with a wide-range of subjects, supporting all children as they strive to reach their full potential. The school applies world-class educational standards that deliver high-quality, well-rounded education.

With full cooperation, transparency and support from parents, the curriculum is founded on a three-way partnership. As a community, including children, teachers, leaders, support staff and parents, working together will ensure the full involvement of the child’s growth. A parent-teacher association organises activities and events to extend and deepen the curriculum.

At the heart of Al Manahil’s holistic approach to education is a varied and integrated curriculum. The school has outstanding facilities, from state-of-the-art technology throughout the premises and classrooms, to extensive sporting facilities. Al Manahil focuses on appreciation, enrichment, and specialisation.



Bright Kids Nursery (BKN) is a leading nursery, operating in four locations in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, providing high-quality educational childcare services to children aged 0-4 years. BKN applies the Froebel and Modern Montessori Curriculum (Early Childhood Education) which is characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits and respect for the child’s natural psychological development.

(BKN) aims to provide a remarkable experience to ensure that children begin full-time education as confident, curious and independent learners and creating a learning environment where the parent feels welcomed, valued and respected as a true partner in their child’s development.



SIST is the first British University in Morocco, delivering programmes from Cardiff Metropolitan University. SIST is also the only University in Morocco to deliver a British degree along with a Moroccan degree accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education.

SIST was established in 2001 in Casablanca, 2011 in Rabat and 2013 in Tangier. The aim is to be positioned as the top business school in Morocco.

The school is building a campus in Marrakesh that will take up to 2,000 students as well as a large campus in Casablanca that can take around 1,000 students in its first academic year. Both projects are being carried out in partnership with the British Council.



Velocity School Bus transportation owns and operates one of the largest and newest fleets of school buses in Abu Dhabi. Velocity recruits and retains the best qualified, experienced and responsible drivers as safety is the company’s highest priority.

Velocity School Bus Transport Company is the first private company to secure all the approvals and to implement suggested changes by Abu Dhabi Education Council and Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi. This was achieved by importing custom made school buses and providing rigorous, specialised training to drivers and bus attendants to enhance student safety and security.