Department of Education and Knowledge

Journeys and Services

Get an education
Get Education (K-12)

Obtain a complete guide to education in Abu Dhabi. Search and apply for schools, request attested academic documents and track the students performance throughout the year.

Certificate Verification
Verify Attested Certificate

Verify school certificates attested by ADEK, using the certificate reference number.

School Finder

Compare between schools and decide which one meets your requirement.

kids at school

Invest in Private Schools

Abu Dhabi contributes to more than 60% of the GDP of the UAE. The Department of Education and Knowledge in Abu Dhabi takes serious steps to upgrade the capacity of private schools and enhance the learning process as well as facilitate investment in the private sector.


Research and Development

ADEK works with all stakeholders involved from government agencies to academia and relevant industrial sectors to build high quality and sustainable system for research and development in Abu Dhabi.

A country's greatest investment lies in

building generations of educated and knowledgeable youth


The late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan


  • 20 Feb 2021

    ADEK Continues Stringent Inspection Program to Ensure Safety of Education Community
  • 30 Jan 2021

    ADEK Supports National Campaign ‘Chose to Vaccinate’ to Ensure Health and Safety of Education Sector
  • 25 Jan 2021

    Huge Program Success Spurs Major Expansion of Rize University Career Preparation Guidance Program by ADEK
  • 21 Dec 2020

    ADEK Announces covid-19 PCR Test Requirements for Students, Teachers and Staff Physically Returning to School in January 2021