• 282 Citations
1986 …2020

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2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

Leadership perspective

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

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Leading professional learning in early childhood centres: Who are the educational leaders?

Colmer, K., Waniganayake, M. & Field, L., 1 Dec 2014, In : Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 39, 4, p. 103-113 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
2013
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

International benchmarking and early childhood policy reforms

Waniganayake, M., 2013, Early Educators, 21, December, p. 16-21 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticle

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

2012

Leadership: Contexts and complexities in early childhood education

Waniganayake, M., Cheeseman, S., Fenech, M., Hadley, F. & Shepherd, W., 2012, South Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 284 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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

2011

Being and becoming leaders

Waniganayake, M. & Semann, A., 2011, In : Rattler. Summer, 100, p. 22-24 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Educator responses to children with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender parents

Waniganayake, M. & Cloughessy, M., 2011, In : Reflections. Summer, 45, p. 14-16 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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

Obituary: Margaret Clyde (1939-2011)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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

34 Citations (Scopus)
2010

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 review

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

Courageous acts

Semann, A. & Waniganayake, M., 2010, In : Rattler. 93, Autumn, p. 25-26 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

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

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

2009

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 journalArticle

Open Access
30 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Perspectives of early childhood teachers on parent-teacher partnerships in five European countries

Hujala, E., Turja, L., Gaspar, M. F., Veisson, M. & Waniganayake, M., Mar 2009, In : European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 17, 1, p. 57-76 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Changing landscapes: early childhood teachers for the future

Gibson, I., Fleet, A., Waniganayake, M. & Wechmann, L., 2008, eRAM, 3, November, p. 50-51 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticle

Contextualising masters degree studies in early childhood education within Australian universities

Waniganayake, M. & Kuper, N., 2008, eRAM, 3, November, p. 62-63 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticle

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

2007

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/ReportBook

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

2006

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 conferenceAbstract

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

Strengthening communities of practice: learnings from a cross-sectoral partnerships study

Waniganayake, M. & Nolan, A., 2006. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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

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 journalArticle

Evaluating a strategic approach to professional development through guided reflection

Nolan, A., Raban, B. & Waniganayake, M., 2005, In : Reflective Practice. 6, 2, p. 221-229 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Handbook on networking in early childhood

Waniganayake, M. & Nolan, A., 2005, Canberra, Australia: Department of Family & Community Services.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Leading the way: quality assurance in early childhood in higher education

Waniganayake, M., De Witt, M., Ebrahim, H. & Samoff, R., 2005, South Africa: University of Pretoria.

Research output: Book/ReportBook