WHO (2010) Statistical Year Book. Sub-Saharan Region, New York. www.who.int
 Carlisle, C., Calman, L. and Ibbotson, T. (2009) Practice-Based Learning: The Role of Practice Education Facilitators in Supporting Mentors. Nurse Education Today, 29, 715-721. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii
 Waterson, E., Harms, E., Qupe, L., Maritz, J. and Makobe, K. (2006) Strategies to Improve the Performance of Learners in a Nursing College; Part I: Issues Pertaining to Nursing Education. Curationis, 29, 56-65. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16910135
 Msiska, G., Smith, P., Fawcett, T. and Munkhondya, T.M. (2015) Where Is the Grade Coming from? Problems and Challenges in Evaluating the Clinical Performance of Nursing Students. Open Journal of Nursing, 5, 470-481.
 Mbirimtengerenji, N.D. and Adejumo, O. (2015) Utilization of the Teaching Strategies among Nurse Tutors in Malawi Nursing Colleges. Open Journal of Nursing, 5, 276-294. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojnhttp://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojn.2015.53031
 Nurses Council of Malawi (2009) Annual Report on Nursing Education. Lilongwe.
 DeLucia, P.R., Ott, T.E. and Palmieri, P.A. (2009) Performance in Nursing. Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics, 5, 1-40. http://rev.sagepub.com/content/5/1/1.short
 Chilemba, E.B. and Bruce, J.C. (2014) Teaching Styles Used in Malawian BSN Programmes: A Survey of Nurse Educator Preferences. Nurse Education Today, 35, e55-e60. www.elsevier.com/nedt
 Grigulis, A.L. (2010) Lives of Malawian Nurses: Stories behind the Statistics. PhD Thesis, Centre for international Health and Development, University College London, London.
 Msiska, G., Munkhondya, T.M. and Chilemba, E. (2014) Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions of the Role of the Nurse Educator during Clinical Placements in Malawian. Open Journal of Nursing, 4, 836-847. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojn.2014.412089
 Richman, S.B. (2010) A Process Model of the Link between Parenting Practices and Academic Behavior. Poster Presented at the Fifth Annual Institute of Education Sciences Research Conference, Washington DC.www.sesp.northwestern.edu/docs/cv/4790916114fa17c0b3b01a.pdf
 Mbirimtengerenji, N.D. and Adejumo, O. (2015) Challenges of Nurse Tutor Utilization of the Teaching Aids. Open Journal of Nursing, 5, 516-527. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojn.2015.55055
 Caffrey, M. and Graeme F. (2006) Health Workforce “Innovative Approachesand Promising Practices” Study: Attracting and Retaining Nurse Tutors in Malawi; Capacity; Project USAID Global Health/HIV/AIDS and the Africa Bureau Office of Sustainable. Development, Lilongwe. www.intrahealth.org/
 Mbirimtengerenji, N.D. and Adejumo, O. (2015) Challenges of Student and Nurse Tutor Interactions in Malawi Nursing Colleges. IJSR-International Journal of Scientific Research, 4, 2277-8179.http://theglobaljournals.com/ijsr/articles.php?val=NTEwOQ==&b1=137&k=35#sthash.DPp234In.pdf
 Polit, D. and Beck, C.T. (2003) Nursing Research: Principals and Methods. Williams Book Company, New York.
 Tomietto, M., Saiani, L., Palese A., Cunico, L., Cicolini, G., Watson, P. and Saarikoski, M. (2012) Clinical Learning Environment and Supervision plus Nurse Teacher (CLES+T) Scale: Testing the Psychometric Characteristics of the Italian Version. Giornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia, 34, B27-B80.www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23326942
 Ministry of Health-MoH (2012) Annual Report on Nurse’S Performance. Capitol Hill, Lilongwe.
 Roberto Rivera (2011) Research Ethics Training Curriculum. 2nd Edition, Family Health International, North Carolina.www.fhi360.org
 Lamba, S., Rawat, A., Jacob, J., Arya, M., Rawat, J., Chauhan, V. and Panchal, S. (2014) Impact of Teaching Time on Attention and Concentration. IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 3, 1-4. www.iosrjournals.org
 Ministry of Health-MoH (2010) Biannual Conference, Karikuti Hotel, Lilongwe, Malawi Nurses Council of Malawi (NCM). 2007 Annual Report; Progress of Nurses in Development, Lilongwe.
 Bjørk, I.T. and Kirkevold, M. (2000) From Simplicity to Complexity: Developing a Model of Practical Skill Performance. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 9, 620-631. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2702.2000.00328.x
 Jones, J.A. (2005) A study of Nurse Tutors’ Conceptualization of Their Ward Teaching Role. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 10, 349-360.
 Barua, A. (2013) Methods for Decision-Making in Survey Questionnaires Based on Likert Scale. Journal of Asian Scientific Research, 3, 35-38. http://www.aessweb.com/pdf-files/35-38.pdf