• 176 Citations
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1986 …2020
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Personal profile

External positions

Adjunct Professor (Docentship), University of Tampere

Sep 2008 → …

Visiting Professor of Early Childhood Research, University of Oulu

19981999

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education Social Sciences
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Projects 2006 2020

Research Output 1986 2018

An exploratory study of gender and male teachers in early childhood education and care centres in China

Xu, Y. & Waniganayake, M., 2018, In : Compare. 48, 4, p. 518-534 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

early childhood education and care
China
gender
teacher
childhood

Becoming critically reflective about early childhood education: Australian educational leaders effecting change as street-level bureaucrats

Waniganayake, M. & Sims, M., 2018, Handbook of international perspectives on early childhood education. Roopnarine, J. L., Johnson, J. E., Flannery Quinn, S. & Patte, M. (eds.). New York, N.Y: Taylor & Francis, p. 230-247 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

childhood
leader
education
market
quality assurance

Child protection and abuse prevention in Out of School Hours Care: working with educators, coordinators, managers and executive officers

Hadley, F., Waniganayake, M., Mevawalla, Z., Blythin, S. & Beauchamp, D., 2018, North Ryde, NSW: Macquarie University. 98 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

child protection
agglomeration area
abuse
educator
manager

Educational leadership: an evolving role in Australian early childhood settings

Sims, M., Waniganayake, M. & Hadley, F., 1 Nov 2018, In : Educational Management Administration and Leadership. 46, 6, p. 960-979 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

childhood
leadership
leader
bureaucracy
reform policy

Merit selection: the state of the art in NSWDE schools

Steed, K., De Nobile, J. & Waniganayake, M., Jul 2018, In : Leading and managing. 24, 1, p. 73-85 13 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

school
leader
disposition
leadership
cadre

Prizes

grant
China
art
teacher

Doctor Honoris Causa in Education

Manjula Waniganayake (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Honorary award

Finland
childhood
leadership
education

Scholarship

Manjula Waniganayake (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Other distinction

Workplace training

Activities 1983 2017

International Journal of Early Years Education (Journal)

Manjula Waniganayake (Member of editorial board)
Jun 2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

Designing a series of webinars

Manjula Waniganayake (Other)
2017

Activity: Other

Keynote and Other Presentations

Manjula Waniganayake (Keynote speaker)
Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Bloomsbury (Publisher)

Manjula Waniganayake (Editor in chief)
20172020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

South African Journal of Early Childhood (Journal)

Manjula Waniganayake (Member of editorial board)
Jan 2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work