The Abecedarian Approach Australia

3a is a set of evidence-based teaching and learning strategies for early childhood educators and parents to use with children from birth to five.

Research has shown that 3a delivers enhanced educational outcomes by enriching and enhancing educator practice – both before and after a child starts school.


The Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne is at the forefront of 3a strategy Australia-wide and offers specialist 3a training.


The approach consists of only four elements

3a is a set of evidence-based teaching and learning strategies for early childhood educators and parents to use with children from birth to five.

Language Priority
LearningGames®
Conversational Reading
Enriched Caregiving

Upcoming training

MSGE will be conducting 3a public training in Melbourne, August 2016.