The College of Basic of Education was opened in Rania in 2009 as part of Koya University. Initially, it consisted of three departments: Kurdish Language, Arabic Language, and Computer and Mathematics. The college was supervised by Dr. Bawadin K. Mawlood, Dean of Humanities College. In 2011, as a result of a reform introduced in higher education in the region, the college was renamed to the School of Basic Education under the Faculty of Basic Education and Human Sciences. Later, in 2013, the school was again renamed. This time to the College of Basic Education and it became independent, after its separation from the Faculty of Human Sciences.
There are now 31 people working full-time in the college with one part-time employee.
The College of Basic Education is committed to preparing proficient teachers in particular specialties and departments so that they become qualified educators and teachers in basic education .i.e. from Kindergarten to Grade 9.
The college attempts to reach to the higher position of university learning through providing a typical atmosphere for learning, teaching and researching. Additionally, through the implementation and use of human capacities, the college aims to resolve the education problems, raise science and education quality and develop human capacities in the Kurdish society.
College of Basic Education attempts to:
Prepare knowledgeable and skillful cadres in the related scientific and educational fields to the teaching and learning centers.
Pay attention to the education sector and become a developed channel of the Kurdish society.
Enhance scientific and professional levels of the college.
Resolve education problems in Kurdistan Region through conducting scientific research.