The college of Basic Education in Sharqat was established in July 2012. The college has three departments:
1- General Sciences
The departments are chosen because the area is in urgent need for graduates to be appointed as teachers of these specializations in the schools of the area. The Location of the college is chosen because it is in the middle of three governorates ; Saladdin, Mosul and Kirkuk. This means that the college is hoped to receive students from all the areas around Sharqat to be enlisted within the departments of the college. Further, the college plans to open other departments in addition to the existing ones such the department of English due to the urgent need for this specialization in the area.