• 310 Citations
1986 …2020

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Review article
7 Citations (Scopus)
Letter

Leadership perspective

Waniganayake, M., McFarlane, A., Velez, A. & Zhang, Y., 2014, In : Rattler. 110, p. 24-25 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Obituary: Margaret Clyde (1939-2011)

Waniganayake, M., 2011, In : Every Child. 17, 3, p. 17-17 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Professional learning and development-for you and your organisation

Waniganayake, M. & Hadley, F., 2016, In : Every Child. 22, 1, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Foreword/postscript/introduction

Foreword

Waniganayake, M., 2008, Policy development in early childhood settings: from idea to evaluation. Gibbs, L. (ed.). Castle Hill, N.S.W.: Pademelon Press, p. iii-iv 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introduction

Thinking and learning about leadership in early childhood: An orientation

Rodd, J., 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. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introduction

Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book

Invited Preface to the book

Waniganayake, M., 2006, Leadership in Early Childhood. Crowsnest, NSW: Allen & Unwin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book

Editorial

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 journalEditorial

Human rights in early childhood, Editorial

Waniganayake, M., 1986, In : Australian Journal of Early Childhood. 11, 3, p. 2 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Message De L'Editeur

Translated title of the contribution: Editor's messageEdgecombe, G., Nyland, B., Kennedy, A., Waniganayake, M., Jackson, P., Burke, R., Finette, R., Harper, S. & Ebbeck, F., 2005, In : International Journal of Early Childhood. 37, 2, p. 5-6 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Work and family matters, Editorial

Waniganayake, M., Sep 1998, In : Australian Journal of Early Childhood. 23, 3, p. ii 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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

11 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

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

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
File
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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
File
293 Downloads (Pure)

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
File
12 Downloads (Pure)
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)
Chapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 and Francis, p. 230-247 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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 proceedingChapter

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