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


  • 02 Sep 2021

    Abu Dhabi Schools to Offer Students and Educators On-campus COVID-19 PCR Tests
  • 28 Aug 2021

    Abu Dhabi schools Reopen after Undergoing Intensive Safety Compliance Inspections
  • 25 Aug 2021

    ADEK Announces COVID19 PCR Test Requirements for a Safe Return to Private and Charter Schools
  • 17 Aug 2021

    Allocating Two Walk-in Vaccination Centers for Students, Educators and School Community in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain