Baraem (Arabic) is a pre-school Arabic television channel. The channel caters for children between the ages of 3 and 6 years old, presenting programs specifically tailored for this age-group. It started transmission January 16, 2009, and now broadcasts 17 hours daily. It is free to view on Arabsat, Nilesat, Hot Bird and can be seen throughout the whole Arab world, plus Europe and some parts of Australia. Baraem’s goal is to educate the young audience and guide their developing interaction with the surrounding world. The channel focuses on the early formative years of learning, with content to help develop social skills and intuition. The programs and the interactive website (baraem.tv) are also planned with parents, child-minders and kindergarten-teachers in mind, offering a range of innovative child-engaging ideas and techniques to help enhance the enjoyment and educational-value of the children’s daily routine. Programming for older children is broadcast under the title: Jeem TV. Baraem is funded by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, and managed by Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC).