Talking Point Help

Please note that some of the features of Talking Point have changed since our Help videos were produced. The videos still contain lots of useful information about using and finding your way around Talking Point, however.

Help using Talking Point

If you have questions about using Talking Point - about registering, logging in, posting or anything else - please contact us. Our email address is

Download and read our guide to using Talking Point

How to register on Talking Point

This short film explains how to register as a member of Talking Point. (Anyone with access to the internet can read the discussions on Talking Point, but if you want to communicate with others and ask your own questions, you will need to register.)

Signing up to Talking Point only takes a few moments, and this film talks you through each step of the way.

Key features of Talking Point

This short film introduces four of the key features of Talking Point, and explains the different ways they may be used.

The areas of Talking Point that are introduced in this film are:

  • the main forum
  • Private Messages
  • Blogs, and
  • Social Groups.

How to post a message on Talking Point

This short film explains how to post a message on Talking Point: whether that’s starting your own discussion on the forum or responding to a discussion that another forum member has started.

Your Talking Point profile

This short film introduces some of the features of your Talking Point User Profile, and explains how to use them.

Topics covered in this film include:

  • how to change your Talking Point password
  • how to add a profile picture or avatar to your account, and
  • how to add a signature to your posts, or messages, on the forum.

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