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.

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.