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2019
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Lesbian parents’ perceptions of children’s picture books featuring same-sex parented families

Cloughessy, K. & Waniganayake, M., 3 Apr 2019, In : Early Years. 39, 2, p. 118-131 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Maintaining culture and supporting cultural identity in foster care placements

Waniganayake, M., Hadley, F., Johnson, M., Mortimer, P., McMahon, T. & Karatasas, K., Dec 2019, In : Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 44, 4, p. 365-377 13 p.

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Resisting neoliberalism: Professionalisation of early childhood education and care

Moloney, M., Sims, M., Rothe, A., Beuttner, C., Sonter, L., Waniganayake, M., Opazo Perez, M. J., Calder, P. & Girlich, S., 2019, In : International Journal of Elementary Education. 8, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

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Teacher leadership repertoires in the context of early childhood education team meetings in Finland

Halttunen, L., Waniganayake, M. & Heikka, J. E., 2019, In : Journal of Early Childhood Education Research. 8, 1, p. 143-161 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

What makes good even better? Excellent EC leadership

Sims, M., Waniganayake, M. & Hadley, F., 2019, In : International Journal of Educational Management. 33, 4, p. 573-586 14 p.

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2018

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 journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Merit selection: The state of the art in NSWDE schools

Steed, K., De Nobile, J. & Waniganayake, M., Jul 2018, In : Leading and managing. 24, 1, p. 73-85 13 p., 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perceptions of early childhood education professionals on teacher leadership in Finland

Heikka, J., Halttunen, L. & Waniganayake, M., 2018, In : Early Child Development and Care. 188, 2, p. 143-156 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Qualitative shadowing as a research methodology for exploring early childhood leadership in practice

Bøe, M., Hognestad, K. & Waniganayake, M., 2017, In : Educational Management Administration and Leadership. 45, 4, p. 605-620 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2016
Open Access

Investigating teacher leadership in ECE centres in Finland

Heikka, J., Halttunen, L. & Waniganayake, M., 2016, In : Journal of Early Childhood Education Research. 5, 2, p. 289-309 21 p.

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Open Access

Leading with intent: Cultivating community conversation to create shared understanding

Marsh, S., Waniganayake, M. & De Nobile, J. J., 1 Oct 2016, In : School Effectiveness and School Improvement. 27, 4, p. 580-593 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
11 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Leading change: Issues influencing the role of educational leaders in Australia

Waniganayake, M., 2015, In : Early Education Journal. Autumn, 77, p. 12-15 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The performance of compliance in early childhood: Neoliberalism and nice ladies

Sims, M. & Waniganayake, M., 2015, In : Global studies of childhood. 5, 3, p. 333-345 13 p.

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The role of staff in quality improvement in early childhood

Sims, M. & Waniganayake, M., 2015, In : Journal of Education and Training Studies. 3, 5, p. 187-194 8 p.

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Open Access
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2014
Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

12 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)
2013
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Being and becoming leaders

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

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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
2010

Courageous acts

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

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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.

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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

2005

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

2004

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 journalArticle

Early childhood professionals: Leading today and tomorrow

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2003

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 journalArticle

Multiple perspectives: Acknowledging the virtue of complexity in measuring quality

Raban, B., Ure, C. & Waniganayake, M., 2003, In : Early Years. 23, 1, p. 67-77 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Early childhood: Public cost or public investment

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001

From playing with guns to playing with rice: The challenges of working with refugee children

Waniganayake, M., 2001, In : Childhood Education. 77, 5, p. 289-294 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Transient times and nurturing the pride of the profession

Waniganayake, M., 2001, In : Australian Journal of Early Childhood. 26, p. 13-20 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle