• 234 Citations
1986 …2020
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Research Outputs 1986 2019

A Different Lunch: Role-play Simulations in the preparation of early childhood leaders

Linser, R., Waniganayake, M. & Wilks, S., 2004, International Association of Science & Technology for Development Conference on Web-based Education. Australia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Advancing leadership capacity: preparation of early childhood leaders in Australia through a coursework masters degree

Waniganayake, M. & Stipanovic, S., 2016, In : Journal of Early Childhood Education Research. 5, 2, p. 268-288 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
childhood
leadership
leader
post-graduate studies
obligation

A formative evaluation of current practice and future professional development in early childhood settings

Raban, B., Waniganayake, M., Nolan, A., Ure, C., Deans, J. & Brown, R., 2004, In : Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education. 11, 1, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A formative evaluation of current practice and future professional development in early childhood settings

Raban, B., Waniganayake, M., Nolan, A., Deans, J., Brown, R. & Ure, C., 2004, Australian Research in Early Childhood Education Conference. Australia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

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

An international study of leadership in early childhood: the Australian perspective

Waniganayake, M., Nienhuys, T., Kapsalakis, A. & Morda, R., 1998, Towards Understanding Leadership in Early Childhood Context. Cross-cultural perspectives. Hujala, E. & Puroila, A-M. (eds.). Finland: University of Oulu Press, p. 108-128 21 p.

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

Balancing Growth

Waniganayake, M., 1993, In : Directions in Education. p. 5-6 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

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
Open Access
childhood
leadership
leader
education
bachelor

Being and becoming leaders through play in early childhood

Morda, R. & Waniganayake, M., 2016, Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts. Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M. (eds.). 2nd ed. South Melbourne, Vic.: Oxford University Press, p. 117-133 17 p.

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

"Beliefs and understandings: Early Childhood undergraduate students responses to the assumptions underpinning the development of the Victorian Curriculum Framework

Raban, B., Margetts, K. & Waniganayake, M., 2004, Australian Research in Early Childhood Education Conference. Australia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Building capacity: strategic professional development for early childhood practitioners

Raban, B., Nolan, A., Waniganayake, M., Ure, C., Brown, R. & Deans, J., 2007, South Melbourne, Vic.: Thomson.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

CD-ROM
childhood
self-assessment
profession
career

Building intercultural connections through technology-based play

Guo, Q. & Waniganayake, M., 2016, Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts. Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M. (eds.). South Melbourne, Vic.: Oxford University Press, p. 285-301 17 p.

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

Celebrating Australian research in early childhood

Waniganayake, M., 1998, In : AECA Victoria Branch Newsletter. p. 4-4 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Child care and early education in Australia - the Longitudinal study of Australian children

Harrison, L. J., Ungerer, J. A., Smith, G. J., Zubrick, S. R., Wise, S., Press, F., Waniganayake, M. & LSAC Research Consortium, 2009, In : Social Policy Research Paper. 40, p. 1-207 207 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Child care from the perspective of parents, caregivers and children: Australian Research

Clyde, M., Parmenter, G., Rodd, J., Rolfe, S., Waniganayake, M. & Tinworth, S., 1994, Advances in Early Education and Day Care. Reifel, S. (ed.). USA: JAI Press, p. 189-234 46 p.

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

Childhood in a global perspective

Waniganayake, M., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Sociology. 46, 3, p. 340-342 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

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

Clients or Employers?

Waniganayake, M., 1994, In : Directions in Education. p. 2-2 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Combating bullying behaviour through leadership in a caring community

Waniganayake, M., 2010, Breaking the silence: bullying in Singapore. Ng, E. & Rigby, K. (eds.). Singapore: Armour Publishing, p. 227-243 17 p.

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

Contemporary practice in professional learning and development of early childhood educators in Australia: reflections on what works and why

Hadley, F., Waniganayake, M. & Shepherd, W., 15 Mar 2015, In : Professional Development in Education. 41, 2, p. 187-202 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

childhood
educator
learning
workplace
profession

Contextualizing Distributed Leadership Within Early Childhood Education: Current Understandings, Research Evidence and future Challenges

Heikka, J., Waniganayake, M. & Hujala, E., Jan 2013, In : Educational Management Administration and Leadership. 41, 1, p. 30-44 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

childhood
leadership
evidence
education
Education

Cost versus Quality: A national study of community owned child care centres

Waniganayake, M. & Haddock, C., 1998, Melbourne: Community Child Care.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearch

Creating thinking professionals: teaching and learning about professional practice using interactive technology

Waniganayake, M., Wilks, S. & Linser, R., 2003.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Creating thinking professionals: teaching and learning about professional practice using interactive technology

Waniganayake, M., Wilks, S. & Linser, R., 2007, Handbook of teacher education. Townsend, T. & Bates, R. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 675-689 15 p.

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

Creating thinking professionals: Computer mediated learning in the preparation of early childhood leaders

Waniganayake, M., Wilks, S. & Linser, R., 2003, ICT Learning Symposium: Education, New Technologies & Learning in New Environments: Local And Global Challenges, Proceedings. Wisconsin, USA: University of Wisconsin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Cross-cultural methodologies in early childhood education

Waniganayake, M., 1998, Towards Understanding Leadership in Early Childhood Context. Cross-cultural perspectives. Hujala, E. & Puroila, A-M. (eds.). Finland: University of Oulu Press, p. 33-48 16 p.

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

Cross-cultural perspectives on teaching and learning with families as partners

Waniganayake, M., 2002.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Cross-cultural understandings about parent-professional partnerships in early childhood

Hujala, E., Einarsdottir, J., Waniganayake, M., Veisson, M., Gaspar, M. F. & Gardarsdottir, B., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Cross-national contexts of early childhood leadership

Hujala, E., Waniganayake, M. & Rodd, J., 2013, Researching leadership in early childhood education. Hujala, E., Waniganayake, M. & Rodd, J. (eds.). Tampere, Finland: Tampere University Press, p. 13-30 18 p.

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

Cultural matching in out of home care: maintaining and supporting cultural identity among children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in foster care

Waniganayake, M., Hadley, F., Johnson, M., Hayden, J., De Gioia, K., McMahon, T., Karatasas, K. & Mortimer, P., May 2017, Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University. 45 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

Open Access
File
cultural identity
home care
language
stakeholder

Describing quality assurance in practice: Developing a framework

Raban, B., Waniganayake, M., Deans, J., Brown, R., Ure, C. & Reynolds, B., 2003, In : Australian research in early childhood education. 10, 1, p. 56-67 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Describing quality in practice: Developing a framework

Raban, B., Waniganayake, M., Deans, J., Brown, R., Ure, C. & Reynolds, B., 2002, Australian Research in Early Childhood Education Conference. Australia

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Developing girls' leadership identity

Archard, N., Morda, R. & Waniganayake, M., 2014, Health and wellbeing in childhood. Garvis, S. & Pendergast, D. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 319-330 12 p.

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

Developing inclusive relationships among early childhood staff

Chan, M., Chng, A., Wong, D. & Waniganayake, M., 2010, In : Every child. 16, 1, p. 24-25 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

childhood
staff
workplace
learning
experience

Early childhood: Public cost or public investment

Waniganayake, M., 2002, In : Directions in Education. p. 3-3 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Transgender Persons
Parents
Research
Education
Sexual Minorities

Early childhood landscape in Australia and reflective comments on Finland and Norway

Waniganayake, M. & Gibbs, L., 2015, Thinking and learning about leadership: early childhood research from Australia, Finland and Norway. Waniganayake, M., Rodd, J. & Gibbs, L. (eds.). Marrickville, NSW: Community Child Care Co-operative, p. 26-31 6 p.

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

Early childhood leadership at the crossroads: current concerns and future directions

Waniganayake, M., 2011, Global perspectives in early childhood education: diversity, challenges and possibilities. Veisson, M. (ed.). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, p. 297-311 15 p. (Baltische Studien zur Erziehungs- und Sozialwissenschaft, 1434-8748; vol. 20).

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

Early childhood professionals: Leading today and tomorrow

Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M., 2004, In : Every child. p. 3-3 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Early childhood professionals: leading today and tomorrow

Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M., 2006, Marrickville, NSW: MacLennan & Petty.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Economic anxiety stiles play

Waniganayake, M., 1993, In : Directions in Education. p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

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

Emergence of child leadership through play in early childhood

Morda, R. & Waniganayake, M., 2010, Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts. Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M. (eds.). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, p. 103-118 16 p.

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

childhood
leadership
peer group
intelligence
methodology

Empowering practitioners to critically examine their current practice

Raban, B., Nolan, A., Waniganayake, M., Ure, C., Deans, J. & Brown, R., 2005, In : Australian research in early childhood education. 12, 2, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review