Korea Science Academy of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology visited Kamnoetvidya Science Academy on an annual exchange program
Dr. Hyunwoo Jung and Ms. Hyemi Yoon led a group of eight students from KSA of KAIST to visit Kamnoetvidya Science Academy (KVIS) from 30 July – 6 August 2017 at the Wangchan Valley in Rayong, Thailand. The team had an opportunity to explore KVIS teaching and learning activities by observing classes with their KVIS buddies. They also got opportunities to join extracurricular programs, namely, learning Thai language, dressing in Thai costumes, and practicing Thai boxing (Muay Thai).
The Korean visiting team joined several scientific excursions at PTT’s knowledge centers. The excursions focused on learning about the research and business development at PTT group of companies, the principal supporter of KVIS. The teachers and students visited PTTGC Science and Innovation Center, PTT Oil Business Academy, Amazon Inspiring Center, Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC) and the PTT Forest Project. From these visits, the visitors witnessed new perspectives in research and innovation on science, technology, and business being done by the PTT group.
Apart from the academic activities, the team visited various sites of cultural and historical interest, such as the Floating Market, Khao Laem Ya–Mu at Ko Samet National Park, Nong Nooch Garden, and the former capital Ayudhya.