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Celebrating 45 Years




With an unwavering commitment to providing students with an inspiring and well-rounded education, Esol Education builds solid academic foundations, while igniting imaginations, fostering critical thinking and shaping fully-engaged lifelong learners.

- Chairman and Superintendent, Walid Abushakra

Celebrating 45 Years

Future Forward

In 2021, Esol Education celebrated 45 years of educational excellence. Starting from our very first school in Kuwait, our journey has taken us across continents, growing to 10 schools, serving over 10,000 students. With well-resourced, purpose-built campuses featuring state of the art educational technology, our teachers use modern pedagogical approaches to deliver holistic, world-class learning, preparing students for a fast-paced future.

Since 1976

Esol Education's mission is to provide outstanding education to students and excellent professional opportunities for educators in international communities, instilling the knowledge, skills, and character necessary for success in the 21st century. 



"We are impressed with how quickly the e-learning structure was up and running. We are so happy with the engagement and enthusiasm that the teachers are able to convey to both our kids."

Parent, American School Hong Kong

"Fairgreen, the management and teachers are doing such a fantastic job at keeping the wheels turning during the COVID-19 pandemic."

Parent, Fairgreen International School, Dubai

"The constant check-ins, messages, emails, and group activities online helped keep that feeling of connectivity during e-learning."

Parent, Dunecrest American School, Dubai

"A close knit community of schools set on the purpose of changing the future of our world for the better."

Teacher, Universal College - Aley

"The school environment makes my child a “happy” child, eager to come to school every day and learn."

Parent, American International School in Cyprus

"Full of new ideas, new facilities with great resources and very good teachers."

Teacher, American International School in Egypt - Main

"The IB Diploma Programme opened up the world to my daughter ! She makes us proud every passing day and we are thankful for her support system at school."

Parent, American International School in Cyprus

"Our school has wonderful teachers that are committed to giving their students a quality education through a creative and loving environment."

Teacher, American International School in Egypt - Main

"Thank you, amazing teachers! The level of care and communication during these tough and adaptive times has been amazing."

Parent, Dunecrest American School, Dubai

"We are a real community, we are diverse, the teachers are wonderful and make learning fun!"

Teacher, American International School in Abu Dhabi

"We take care of the learning needs of every individual student by differentiating our instruction."

Teacher, American International School in Cyprus

"Students are responsible  for their learning and take pride in adopting to different situations and making sound judgements"

Teacher, Universal College - Aley, Lebanon

" We really appreciate the School’s fast response to the challenges and are grateful to the teachers for their effective work during this special period."

Parent, American School Hong Kong




Strides | Spring 2024

From Esol Education’s worldwide growth, ethical use of AI in education, a partnership with CERN to students presenting at COP28, STRIDESbring you all the latest news our schools across the globe. We hope you enjoy reading this issue, and wish you a fantastic summer!

Teacher and student during a class at ASHK

The past eight years have seen Esol Education embark on an exciting journey of growth, establishing four new international schools and making strategic investments in higher education.

Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Joseph Nettikaden, Esol Education's CIO, discusses how education leaders can make timely decisions and provide steady guidance to leverage AI's growth for positive impact.

Fairgreen Cohort at the COP28 Conference

Esol Education students from Fairgreen International School, Dunecrest American School, and two campuses of American International School in Egypt had the opportunity to attend the recent COP28 UN Climate Change conference held in Dubai in November 2023.

AUBH Granted Associate Membership at CERN

In a series of firsts and with a groundbreaking achievement, the American University of Bahrain (AUBH) has been approved as an associate member of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) scientific collaboration at CERN.

Strides | Spring 2023

From a new campus in Cairo, AI in education, student advocacy at COP27 to interviews with leading educators, STRIDES bring you all the latest news from Esol Education schools worldwide.

View at Uptown Cairo.

American International School in Egypt looks to the future with a state-of-the- art new campus in partnership with Emaar, leading property developers in the Middle East.

Dr. Al Jabbra

Explore the values and benefits of an American education with the distinguished Dr. Joseph Jabbra, Board Member at American University of Bahrain and President Emeritus of Lebanese American University.