Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has launched an investor’s portal to assist investors in taking informed decisions about establishing private schools in the emirate.

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge’s (Adek) launched the portal as part of Abu Dhabi governments participation in the 38th Gitex Technology Week in Dubai, said an Adek press release issued on Monday.

The newly designed electronic platform offers various features to support investors’ decision making by offering transparent and updated information on student distribution across the emirate.

The platform works as a one-stop-shop for investors, offering a dashboard with pivotal details on private schools such as students travelling in and out from various districts, a comparison between enrolments versus capacity etc. The investors may also filter schools by curricula, region or a specific city.

In line with a sustained growth of student enrolments in private schools along with the population growth rates projected over the next few years in Abu Dhabi, private school investors are offered attractive investments opportunities with transparent information as well as population numbers in each school and district.

Adek also provides extra assistance and support to investors while deciding to set up their new private school premises through allocating an educational land or building, subject to the availability of land and consistent with demand. Therefore, a list of available land and buildings are provided with detailed information such as the type of land, the exact status of the land, and the usage proposed school, the region, the location and the size of the area in square feet.

Potential investors are also offered a step-by-step illustration about licensing and establishing new schools, some of which involve conducting a feasibility study; understanding the requirements and the licensing process and applying for the application online.

A Contact Us page is available for investors if they wish to ask additional questions or book a face-to-face meeting with experts from Adek’s Business Development Division prior to deciding to invest in a private school.

The Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge was established with reference to the Emiri decree issued in September 2017, to change the name of the Abu Dhabi Education Council to the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK).

Adek’s investors’ portal offers the following details:-

-Why invest in private schools in Abu Dhabi

-Investment opportunities

-Licensing process

-Investment agenda

-Communication channel