On June 21st 2010, at Thavorn Grand Plaza Hotel in Phuket, Paiboon Upattising, the president of Phuket Provincial Administrative Organization (PPAO), presided over a seminar called ‘The 3rd Learning Ability Development: Prepare for University’. The seminar was a co–project between PPAO and Nation Group. Apart from the executives of PPAO and Nation Group, those present at the event were officers from Phuket Education Service Area, principals from schools in Phuket and students from 12 schools in Phuket.
The cram program was divided into two sessions; the 1st session was a tutorial for 819 Math – Science program students held at Phuket Rajabhat University’s conference hall. The 2nd session was a tutorial for 1,086 Math – Language program students. All the students were tutored by experts in their subjects including GAT, PAT1, PAT2, PAT3, PAT5 examinations. It was a way to make the students be ready for coming GAT – PAT national university entrance examinations which would take place during July 3rd-4th and 10th-11th 2010.