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


  • 23 Nov 2021

    ADEK Celebrates the First Blue Tier School Within Blue Schools Initiative
  • 04 Nov 2021

    Activation of ADEK Blue Schools Initiative Boosts School Vaccination Rates
  • 03 Nov 2021

    Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge and Department of Community Development Celebrate UAE Flag Day in a Joint Ceremony
  • 20 Oct 2021

    UAE National World Robot Olympiad Winners Announced