3a Family Booklets
Nicole Pilsworth, Jane Page and Collette Tayler, from the University of Melbourne explain the Victorian Advancing Early Learning Study which is proving to have positive impacts on educator practice, educational leadership and learning outcomes for children.
learning relationships with children
By Collette Tayler, Early Learning Review, June 2015
"The Victorian Advancing Early Learning (VAEL) Study is developing and testing a professional learning model focused on improving the quality of educator-child interactions in order to improve young children’s learning outcomes in their first four years of life."
Victorian Advancing Early Learning (VAEL) Study
By Jane Page and Collette Tayler, Belonging Early Years Journal, Volume 4 Number 2, 2015,
The study is conducted by researchers from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) at the University of Melbourne in partnership with Moonee Valley City Council, Hume City Council and Mission Australia. The research team – Professor Collette Tayler, Dr Jane Page, Nicole Pilsworth, Catherine MacBean and Isabel Brookes – is developing and testing a professional learning model specifically focused on improving the quality of educator–child interactions.
Article from the Sydney Morning Herald, May 2, 2014, about 3a in the NT.
(http://www.smh.com.au/national/joseph-sparlings-abecedarian-approach-20140501-37ker.html) Learning in the early years
Article from The Age, Jan 13, 2014, about 3a in WA.
(http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/voice/learning-in-the-early-years-20140106-30cyn.html) The Abecedarian Approach: What Is It?
Chapter 3 of book "Abecedarian: The Ideas, The Approach, and the findings", Ramey, Sparling, & Ramey, 2012, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
(http://www.socio.com/pdf/abecedarian_chapter_3.pdf) Highlights of Research Findings from the Abecedarian Studies
Factsheet from www.teachingstrategies.com by Joseph Sparling.
(https://tsiweb21.teachingstrategies.com/content/pageDocs/Abecedarian-Research-Findings-Highlights.pdf) A Working Document on the Abecedarian Educational Program and its Probable Relationships to Child Outcome Behaviors
Sparling, J, 2011, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity: A Global Working Group, Chicago.