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.


COVID-19 School Break

The safety and wellbeing of our students and all employees working in the education sector is a top priority for us. Due to the developing situation related to COVID 19, ADEK has partnered with various entities to take precautionary measures that ensure students and all employees remain safe.

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


H.H. The late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan


  • 08 Apr 2020

    ADEK to Provide Educational Support for Children of Healthcare Heroes at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
  • 21 Mar 2020

    ADEK Establishes Robust Distance Learning Infrastructure for Schools across the Emirate
  • 30 Jan 2020

    The 10th Edition of Abu Dhabi Science Festival Kicks off the UAE Innovation Month
  • 18 Jan 2020

    ADEK Awards over AED 40 Million in Competitive Research Funding for 2020