Duncan McNeill

Duncan is as a Countryside Ranger, and has extensive experience in land management and outdoor education having worked worldwide in this field. His professional focus is on volunteer management, mental health and ecotherapy work as well as training teachers in outdoor education. When not managing woodlands or teaching bushcraft, Duncan is a keen walker and climber as well as being an active member of his local first responder team. Responding to emergency calls and delivering CPR & AED demos across Aberdeenshire take up a lot of his spare time.

A Forest School leader with children in a woodland

5 Top Tips for Emergency Planning for Outdoor Learning

Whatever your background – teacher, PSA, Sessional worker or Forest School leader, everyone is bound by a professional duty of care to keep your participants safe and to be able to respond effectively in case of emergency. There are vast amounts of information on how to do this and many organisations will have a set…

5 ways to introduce First Aid concepts in early years

You are never too young to learn to save a life! Our recent Rescue Rangers series on our YouTube channel shows how easy it can be for youngsters to pick up these important skills. However,  we tend to only think about first aid in a care context such as providing treatment or completing risk assessments.…

Scroll to Top