Five, Fifty, Five-Hundred

Or how the world rewards the rich at the expense of the poor... and where we fit in.

5:50:500 is a graphic-poster led interactive CD-Rom of 130 trigger sheets 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 include:

  • structured discussion and debate
  • drama, role play and the arts
  • cartoons, photos
  • taking action of various kinds
  • music
  • developing wallpapers and posters as well as in using the internet

For more, access free sample pages, trigger sheets, a detailed explanation of the idea of ‘5:50:500’.

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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, and youth and community education
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


Price: €10 (plus P+P)