Novel Author Asserts the Central Place of Education in Development as Well as Its Ability to Do Much More

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“Education-Training-Employment: The Key To Africa's Development In The Era Of Globalization” is a new book that answers many questions relating to Africa’s development

Many questions, such as “Why is Africa’s development resisting all efforts including education support by developed countries?” and “Why is education not producing in developing as well as developed countries alike the individual self-fulfillment and collective well being set as its goals?” require immediate answers to understand and resolve the many problems in Africa and elsewhere. But where can anyone find these answers? In his new book titled Education-Training-Employment: The Key To Africa's Development In The Era Of Globalization, author Dr. Henry N. Tatangang provides answers to these burning questions as he presents a comprehensive study on this relevant issue.

Highly descriptive and very inspiring, Education-Training-Employment: The Key To Africa's Development In The Era Of Globalization puts a finger on the problem of development and not only in Africa but in the entire global world of today—designating failure and dropout driven selective education and inadequate education holism as the major road-blocks to today’s education and in achieving its set goals of post-education employment, access to individual self-fulfillment, and collective well being. Organized in four parts, this book treats education as foundation to development, viewing talents development holistic education as the right approach to preparing for decent, productive and development producing not only skill-based employment but efficiency-based life. It stresses on skill building operational education that focuses on developing creativity, productivity and life efficiency. It gives emphasis on education-training-employment-development and the advocacy for a new education paradigm adequate to propel the present human civilization to a height that is compatible with the extraordinary but inadequately developed human endowments in the face of available means today.

Designed to provide a new path for education as a development tool preparatory for human pursuit of happiness, Education-Training-Employment: The Key To Africa's Development In The Era Of Globalization is an informative and inspirational read everyone will surely find beneficial and indispensable. It has come to contribute to national debates on education, development and human happiness and well being.

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About the Author
Dr. Henry N. Tatangang was born in Bangolan (Cameroon) on March 12, 1948. He is married to Caroline Tatangang, father of five and grandfather of twelve. He schooled in Cameroon, Britain, the United States and France and holds teacher education certification, guidance and counseling certification, diplomas of advanced studies in law and political science and a Doctorate in Psychology. He started work in 1968 as a primary school teacher, served in the planning department of the Ministry of Education in Cameroon, started Cameroon's National Employment Fund as Director of Employment in 1991, became university teacher specialized in the training of counselors and Teachers for schools in Cameroon and ended his career in Cameroon as pioneer Inspector General in the Ministry of Employment and vocational training. Dr Henry N. Tatangang sat on university councils (University of Buea and Yaoundé 2), sat on the higher education reform commission in Cameroon. He is alternate MP in Cameroon's Parliament since 2007 and became Night of the Cameroon Order of Valor in 2009. He is an alumnus of Haggai Institute of Maui (Hawaii, USA) since 2006 and "Stephen Minister at Lake Pointe Church, Rockwall, Texas (USA) since mid April 2011.

Education-Training-Employment: The Key To Africa's Development In The Era Of Globalization * by Dr. Henry N. Tatangang
Publication Date: May 16, 2011
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