Five Fifty Five Hundred (5:50:500): Or How the World Rewards the Rich at the Expense of the Poor…and Where We Fit in!

What is 5:50:500?

A CD-based Development Education resource exploring over 130 human rights and development topics.

Over 130 Stimulus & Trigger Sheets

In graphic format exploring a range of local and international topics from trade and trade related issues to human rights, women’s rights and international human rights instruments and agreements; environment and sustainable development; wealth and poverty; injustice and inequality; views of the world as well as education and health.

  • Price: €10

Over 75 Background Briefing Papers

In simple and accessible language; each one no more than 2 to 3 pages for ease of use. The briefings define terms, present background information; explore theories and viewpoints as well as providing annotated links to other directly relevant sources of additional information.

Suggested Activities for using 5:50:500 in Education

  • In structured discussion and debate
  • In drama and role play
  • With cartoons and photos
  • In art
  • In taking action of various kinds
  • In music
  • In developing wallpapers and posters as well as in using the internet etc.

Product Details

Written by: Bertrand Borg, Dylan Creane and Colm Regan
Publisher: 80:20 Educating and Acting for a Better World
For ages: 12-17
Illustrations note: 125 stimulus sheets
Page extent: 150 pages
Publication date: 7 August 2009
Graphics and layout: Gush Design
Dimensions: 125 x 139mm | 23g
ISBN10: 0955426340
ISBN13: 9780955426346