About Us

About ABS

Dar Al Salam education (“DAS”) owns and operates 4 private K-12 schools in Kuwait. Our schools currently enrol over 6,000 students and more than 450 teachers & staff. We have over 25 years of combined experience in education management, and under the DAS group, the schools have become a hallmark of academic excellence in Kuwait and leaders in their respective curricula.

Established in 1994, Indian Central School (“ICS”) is a K-12 institution that follows the Indian curriculum and is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (“CBSE”) of India. Over the last 26 years, ICS has excelled in its academics, sport activities, innovative and spiritual education and building strong characters. ICS boasts a range of facilities and resources on its campus, including well equipped classrooms, auditorium, technology rooms, sports facilities, swimming pool and a wide array of clubs and extracurricular activities.

Established in 1995, Pakistan English School and College (“PES”) is a K-12 school that follows the Pakistani, Oxford and Cambridge curricula and is affiliated with the British Council and Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education Islamabad (“FBISE”) t. From early years to Grade 8, PES offers the choice between Oxford or Cambridge curriculum with a rigorous Arabic languange syllabus for native speakers. Starting from Grade 9 onward students may choose between IGCSE and FBISE to complete their high school degree.

Aspire Indian International School (“AIIS”) began in 2020 as a K-12 premium Indian school, under the aegis of the Delhi World Foundation, with over 100 member schools that strive for Educational excellence, creativity and innovation. AIIS enhances the all-around development of a child’s personality, life skills and good values, laying the foundation for a healthy and productive life. The school aspires to enable students to achieve their full potential by engaging their interest and stimulating their curiosity to explore and develop a passion for knowledge and learning. Students are also taught to be more conscious about the good and beauty in their environment, including classroom, school, home and community.

Aspire Bilingual School (“ABSK”) established in 2021 as a K-4, bilingual school that follows the American Education Reaches Out (“AERO”) common core curricula. ABSK aims to create an inclusive, forward-thinking style of education and care for our young students. The school seeks to give students an enriching educational experience to help them become valued members of society. ABSK believes learning needs to be fun and engaging where children are mentored and supported to discover their hidden talents, creativity and self-identity.

About ABSK Management.

Our leadership have extensive experience in leading the schools’ development to provide the highest quality of services to the students and their parents, while being highly cost effective and value oriented. Our group has a strong track record and expertise rooted in thoroughly detailed processes, effective curriculum delivery within an enjoyable and safe environment.

Mr. Ahmed Al Falah is the Chairman of Aspire Bilingual School and over the last 15 years Mr. Ahmed has worked with regional entities in a variety of sectors that include healthcare & education. Mr. Al Falah is keen that ABSK takes bold steps to create an environment that fosters learning, active use of technology and a wide array of extracurricular activities that pave the way for future success.

Mr. Al Falah holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Babson College, USA.

Mr. KO Mathew is the Vice Chairman of Aspire Bilingual School. Over the last 20 years, Mr. Mathew has established and managed several schools continuing to elevate digital infrastructure, develop effective teams and lead innovative operations. Mr. Mathew has led the transformation of his schools with a clear vision for academic excellence and an eye for the technological skills required to prepare our students for the future. For ABSK, he envisions providing a solid infrastructure that facilitates an engaging experience for students to develop their talents and be active citizens within the community.

Mr. Mathew has a double Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and Business Administration from Widener University, USA.