A passport to the future

KBBO Group’s investments in education are an investment in tomorrow’s leaders, innovators, scientists and thinkers. We empower some of the region’s best educational institutions to deliver the knowledge that will shape the world’s future.


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

Khalifa Butti Bin Omeir, Chairman


Established in Abu Dhabi 20 years ago, Al Basma British School delivers England’s National Curriculum to over 1,400 students hailing from 54 plus nations in the UAE’s capital city.

Al Basma is rated as a high-performing or Band A school, with its British Schools Overseas (BSO) accreditation making it part of a select coterie of educational institutes worldwide.

The school has also received the British Schools of Middle East (BSME), Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), Edexcel (Pearson) and AQA (Oxford) accreditations.

Al Basma is unique in its focus on the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education needed to train the scientists and engineers of tomorrow, and has formulated its own robotics and aero-modelling programmes.



Situated in Abu Dhabi’s Al Ain region, Al Manahil combines a wide range of subjects and perspectives into a well-rounded education prospectus, delivered to world-class standards.

The school prides itself on catalyzing a three-way partnership model for holistic education, with teachers, parents and children involved in an inclusive process of nurturing. This partnership is strengthened by a parent-teacher association that hosts a schedule of activities yearlong to strengthen involvement.

Pupils at Al Manahil also benefit from outstanding sporting facilities and state of the art classrooms in a premise designed around nurturing bodies as well as minds.



Bright Kids Nursery is a 21st-century learning nursery in Abu Dhabi that provides safe and quality childcare services for age groups 0-4 years.

The nursery has five branches in Abu Dhabi – Al Muroor, Bain Al Jesrain, Al Najda, Al Manaseer and Khalifa City A.

At Bright Kids Nursery, the core curriculum is by the Early Years Foundation Stage approach in Montessori settings. Bright Kids Nursery focus is on creating the optimal 21st century learning environment; inspired by the early-childhood giants Froebel and Montessori.



SIST is the first British University in Morocco, and delivers programs designed by the Cardiff Metropolitan University. SIST is also the only university in the country to deliver a British degree along with a Moroccan certification accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education.

SIST opened Casablanca campus in 2011 before expanding to Rabat in 2011 and Tangier in 2012. A new Marrakesh campus will accommodate 2,000 students while another campus in Casablanca will enroll 1,000 for the first academic year.



Velocity School Bus Transportation ensures that learners benefit from safe, convenient and easy transport to and from schools via a large fleet of modern school buses. Velocity takes safety very seriously and has invested in rigorous training for all its drivers. The firm also became Abu Dhabi’s first private transport company to customize its buses to meet all recommendations set forth by the Abu Dhabi Education Council and Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi.