ADEC changes to Department of Education and KnowledgeSeptember 17, 2017, 5:05 am GMT
The Abu Dhabi Education Council, the school and university regulator for Abu Dhabi, has been made a government department under a new name according to a decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.
The regulator's new name is Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), and will be chaired by Dr Ali Al Nuaimi, who was the director general of ADEC.
The ADEK announcement was one of several changes under the decree reshuffling the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
The reshuffle is part of continuous efforts to pursue development and improve government performance, according to Emirates news agency, WAM.
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