Journeys and Services

Get an education
Get Education (K-12)

Your complete guide to education in Abu Dhabi. Search and apply to 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

Which types of school are available in Abu Dhabi and what is important to consider when searching for a school?

kids at school

Invest in Private Schools

Abu Dhabi contributes to more than 60% of the GDP of the UAE. Education is considered a fundamental pillar for the development of a sustainable economy based on knowledge and the aspiration to achieve the objectives of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.

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

One of Abu Dhabi Economic Vision primacies is the ability to respond and adapt to the pace of technological change and harness all research and development capabilities to achieve future competitiveness.

In order to achieve this mission, 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


  • 23 Jul 2019

    ADEK and DTC organize an award ceremony for talented students as part of the Talent Development Programme in visual and performing arts (Mouhibity 2018-19)
  • 20 Jun 2019

    ADEK reveals details of the Education Partnership Schools EPS programme
  • 15 Jun 2019

    A ‘Ghadan 21’ social initiative, ADEK implements ‘Education Partnership Schools’ programme in Abu Dhabi
  • 05 May 2019

    ADEK: 24,471 profiles for all private school employees in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi are now available through ADEK’s newly introduced PASS