Renfrewshire Council

RenTalks - Learning for Life

RenTalks: Learning for Life

RenTalks is a series of virtual learning sessions for council staff, bringing you key insights from different people across the council and our partners.

Learning and discussion sessions for Renfrewshire Council staff

Want to learn more about our organisation and the important topics of the day? RenTalks is a series of virtual learning sessions, bringing you key insights from different people across the council and our partners.

Join us for around 40 minutes on Microsoft Teams for these friendly sessions where you will hear from and interact with our expert speakers, get the answers to your questions and discuss lots of helpful topics.

With a combination of sessions sessions for all colleagues and sessions for managers, on everything from cyber security, taking care of our wellbeing, employee benefits; to the environment, our values, the future of our digital experience and much more, there's plenty to learn about and discuss.

RenTalks coming soon

Protecting our kids online—Wednesday 12 June

Young people's ever-increasing appetite for online content, and connecting digitally with their peers, creates a complex issue that is tricky for parents and carers to navigate. Don't miss this session with Fiona White, health and wellbeing development officer and Child Exploitation Online Prevention Ambassador who shares her experience of working with children, young people, their families and education staff to provide tips and guidance on how to keep kids safe online.  

Keep a look out for more sessions coming soon.

How to join a session

RenTalks take place on Microsoft Teams and if you have a council email address, invitations sessions will be sent directly to you.

If you don't have a council email address, don't worry, we can send invites to your personal email account too. Just send an email to and let us know which sessions you are interested in.

Got a session idea?

RenTalks aim to bring you a programme full of variety with interesting and helpful topics. If you have an idea for a future session you'd like to see, let us know at

Could you host a RenTalk?

Have you ever thought about hosting your own RenTalk? They are an ideal platform to engage with and inform colleagues across the Council. It's a chance to talk about what matters, share your successes and highlight your great work. You can use it to:

  • share advice and key information you want your colleagues to know
  • help others in the organisation connect with you the right way
  • set realistic ideas and expectations about your service
  • dispel any myths or wrong ideas about your service or how you work
  • make new contacts, learn about other services and build good working relationships

Hosts are provided with the tools they need to create memorable and engaging RenTalks and are supported by the internal communications team to promote their session.

To find out more about hosting a RenTalk email