• 293 Citations
1986 …2020

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Chapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

Enacting pedagogical leadership within small teams in early childhood settings in Finland: Reflections on system-wide considerations

Waniganayake, M., Heikka, J. & Halttunen, L., 2019, Pedagogies for leading practice. Cheeseman, S. & Walker, R. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 147-164 18 p. (Thinking about pedagogy in early education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Exposing and exploring the potential for greater connections between early childhood and school education

Marsh, S. & Waniganayake, M., 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. 64-79 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Honoring family diversity: Challenges of leading pedagogy in multi-ethnic societies- perspectives from South Africa

Ebrahim, H. & Waniganayake, M., 2019, Challenging the intersection of policy with pedagogy. Gibbs, L. & Gasper, M. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 140-154 14 p. (Thinking about pedagogy in early education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Insights on mentoring practices within the early childhood sector in Singapore

Wong, D., Waniganayake, M. & Hadley, F., 2020, Mentoring and coaching in early childhood education. Gasper, M. & Walker, R. (eds.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing, p. 89-98 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Leadership careers in early childhood: Finding your way through chaos and serendipity into strategic planning

Waniganayake, M., 2013, Researching leadership in early childhood education. Hujala, E., Waniganayake, M. & Rodd, J. (eds.). Tampere, Finland: Tampere University Press, p. 61-78 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Leadership in early childhood in Australia: A national review

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. 95-108 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Leadership training: With training can anyone become a leader?

Waniganayake, M., 2002, Leadership in early childhood education: cross-cultural perspectives. Finland: University of Oulu Press, p. 115-126 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mentoring as a leadership development strategy in early childhood education

Wong, D. & Waniganayake, M., 2013, Researching leadership in early childhood education. Hujala, E., Waniganayake, M. & Rodd, J. (eds.). Tampere, Finland: Tampere University Press, p. 163-179 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Perspectives on play in a changing world

Ebbeck, M. & 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. 3-23 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Perspectives on play in a changing world

Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M., 2010, Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts. Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M. (eds.). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, p. 5-25 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Play: some concluding reflections

Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M., 2010, Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts. Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M. (eds.). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, p. 288-293 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Promoting intercultural competence through technology-based play

Struppert, A., Guo, Q. & Waniganayake, M., 2010, Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts. Ebbeck, M. & Waniganayake, M. (eds.). Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, p. 270-287 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quality Area 4: Staffing arrangements

Waniganayake, M., Palkhiwala, S. & Colmer, K., 2012, The National Quality Standard: towards continuous improvement, a practical guide for students and professionals. Raban, B. (ed.). Albert Park, Victoria: Teaching Solutions, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quality Area 7: Leadership and service management

Waniganayake, M., Colmer, K. & Palkhiwala, S., 2012, The National Quality Standard: towards continuous improvement. Raban, B. (ed.). Albert Park, Victoria: Teaching Solutions, p. 59-69 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Shaped by policy: The positioning of mentoring within the early years sector in Singapore

Wong, S-L., Waniganayake, M. & Hadley, F., 2019, Challenging the intersection of policy with pedagogy. Gibbs, L. & Gasper, M. (eds.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 85-101 17 p. (Thinking about pedagogy in early childhood education).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Teachers’ roles in building girls’ leadership identity

Waniganayake, M., Archard, N. & Morda, R., 2017, Health and wellbeing in childhood. Garvis, S. & Pendergast, D. (eds.). 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press, p. 349-361 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Working as early childhood centre directors and deputies – perspectives from Australia, Finland and Norway

Halttunen, L., Sims, M., Waniganayake, M., Hadley, F., Hognestad, K. & Heikka, J. E., 2019, Leadership in early education in times of change: research from five continents. Strehmel, P., Heikka, J., Hujala, E., Rodd, J. & Waniganayake, M. (eds.). Opladen: Verlag Barbara Budrich, p. 231-252 22 p. (Research monograph (International Leadership Research Forum Early Education); no. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
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Comment/opinion

Pedagogical leadership from a distributed perspective within the context of early childhood education

Heikka, J. & Waniganayake, M., 1 Dec 2011, In : International Journal of Leadership in Education. 14, 4, p. 499-512 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

35 Citations (Scopus)
Commissioned report

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 report

Open Access
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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 report

Open Access
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Quality improvement research project

Harrison, L. J., Hadley, F., Irvine, S., Davis, B., Barblett, L., Hatzigianni, M., Mulhearn, G., Waniganayake, M., Andrews, R. & Li, P., Nov 2019, Sydney: Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). 35 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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Conference proceeding contribution

A different lunch: role-play simulations in the preparation of early childhood leaders

Linser, R., Waniganayake, M. & Wilks, S., 2004, Proceedings of the International Association of Science & Technology for Development Conference on Web-based Education. V., U. (ed.). Canada: ACTA Press, p. 69-74 6 p.

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

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 contribution

"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 contribution

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 contribution

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 contribution

Growth of leadership: With training, can anyone become a leader?

Waniganayake, M., 2001, International Leadership Conference at the University of Oulu. Oulu, Finland

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

Learning through guided reflection: understanding the meaning and importance of mentoring for todays early childhood practitioners

Waniganayake, M., Nolan, A. & Nassingas-barr, A., 2005, Australian Research in Early Childhood Education Conference. Australia

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

Managing change through guided reflection: How can mentoring assist early childhood educators

Waniganayake, M., Nolan, A. & Barr, A., 2004, Conference Of Education Management Association Of South Africa. Australia

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

Multiple Perspectives: Acknowledging the virtue of complexity in measuring quality

Raban, B., Waniganayake, M. & Ure, C., 2002, Early Years Conference. University of Warwick. Australia

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

Our diverse community: Working together to Build communities for Children, for Families, for Us

Waniganayake, M., 2001, Professional Development Conference, Children's Services Professionals, Northern Region. USA

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

Promoting Quality in Context: Issues and trends in building partnerships between children, professionals and families

Raban, B., Waniganayake, M. & Ure, C., 2002, World Bank sponsored Second International Early Childhood Development Conference. USA

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

Reclaiming the community for children: Exploring child development through values

Waniganayake, M., 2001, Professional Development Seminar for Family Day Care Workers. USA

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

Strengthening Cross-Sector Partnerships: Establishing a Professional Partnerships Network

Waniganayake, M. & Nolan, A., 2006, Australian Research in Early Childhood Education Conference. Australia

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

Tall poppies and technology: Using computer mediated technology to promote leadership in early childhood

Waniganayake, M., Wilks, S. & Linser, R., 2003, Australian Research in Early Childhood Education Conference. Australia

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

Today is tomorrow: Invest in children, for their families and for all of us,

Waniganayake, M., 2002, First International Conference on Children and Youth. USA

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

Edited Book/Anthology

Curriculum, pedagogy and assessment: A handbook for early childhood education

Ebrahim, H. (ed.), Waniganayake, M. (ed.), Hannaway, D. (ed.) & Modaise, M. (ed.), 1 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) Johannesburg: Pearsons Education.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Global perspectives in early childhood education: diversity, challenges and possibilities

Veisson, M. (ed.), Hujala, E. (ed.), Smith, P. K. (ed.), Waniganayake, M. (ed.) & Kikas, E. (ed.), 2011, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 482 p. (Baltische Studien zur Erziehungs- und Sozialwissenschaft; no. 20)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Leadership in early education in times of change: research from five continents

Strehmel, P., Heikka, J. E., Hujala, E., Rodd, J. & Waniganayake, M., 2019, Opladen: Verlag Barbara Budrich. 306 p. (Research monograph (International Leadership Research Forum Early Education); no. 3)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Play in early childhood education: learning in diverse contexts

Ebbeck, M. (ed.) & Waniganayake, M. (ed.), 2016, 2nd ed. South Melbourne, Vic.: Oxford University Press. 344 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

9 Citations (Scopus)

Play in early childhood education: Learning in diverse contexts

Ebbeck, M. (ed.) & Waniganayake, M. (ed.), 2010, South Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 342 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Researching leadership in early childhood education

Hujala, E. (ed.), Waniganayake, M. (ed.) & Rodd, J. (ed.), 2013, Tampere, Finland: Tampere University Press. 273 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology

Thinking and learning about leadership: Early childhood research from Australia, Finland and Norway

Waniganayake, M. (ed.), Rodd, J. (ed.) & Gibbs, L. (ed.), 2015, Marrickville, NSW: Community Child Care Co-operative. 280 p. (International Leadership Research Forum research monograph; no. 2)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited Book/Anthology