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2018

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.

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childhood
leader
education
market
quality assurance
2017

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.

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2016

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.

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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.

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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.

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2015

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.

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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.

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2014

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.

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2013

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.

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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.

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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.

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2012

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.

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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.

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2011

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).

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2010

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.

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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.

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childhood
leadership
peer group
intelligence
methodology

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.

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Early childhood
Educators
Theorists
Children's Play
Reader

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.

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Curriculum

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.

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childhood
Teaching
learning
2007

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.

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2002

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.

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1998

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.

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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.

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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.

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1994

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.

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