Joe Nutt

Joe Nutt is an author and educational consultant. His latest book is Teaching English for the Real World. @joenutt_author

The decline in standards has been dismayingly avoidable

The chatterati are in no place to lecture

Human lives escape the simple enmities of war and nationalism

Weaponised words can only decrease in value

When poetry is sold as nothing more inspiring than literary politics, is it any surprise the poetry shelves in Waterstones are so dusty?

Deeper data shafts just produce useless piles of waste