Richard Desjardins

Professor, UCLA

Dr. Richard Desjardins is a Professor of Education and Political Economy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His work focuses on comparing adult learning participation, structures and systems in a cross-national context. He worked at the OECD between 2010-2013 on the OECD Skills Strategy as well as PIAAC (Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies) and has been involved in large scale assessment of adult skills and adult learning for 25 years.