Ben TaitPhD, MCCT

Instructor - Leadership Competency, Residency and IPE

Phone: 902-494-7097
Fax: 092-494-6849
Mailing Address: 
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building, 2nd floor
5850 College Street
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada
Research Topics:
  • Assessment Methodology
  • Competency-based Education
  • Educational Leadership


  • BA (Honours), The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
  • PhD (Assessment Methodology), Royal Holloway, University of London


Dr Ben Tait joined the School from a background in teacher education in the UK.  In applying that experience to the Health Administration context, Ben is furthering interdisciplinary research interests which grew from an early-career specialization in the assessment of complex and multi-faceted processes of socio-cultural change.   Ben is also a Founding Member of the UK’s Chartered College of Teaching, a former School governor and trustee, and the founder of “Write the Girl”, a UK-wide initiative to advance Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in arts education.