Daily News reported that Major General Sansern Kaewkumnerd, Government Spokesperson revealed about Prime Minister GeneralPrayut Chan-o-cha and Chairman of National Peace and Order Maintaining Council (NPOMC) delivering thanks to Ministry of Education, National Institute of Educational Testing Service(Public Organization) or NIETS and involved organizations for collaboration of systematic enforcing educational reform in Thailand, especially on reducing from 8 to 5 Subject Areas of O-NET in Academic Year 2558 at the first time. From enquiring students' opinion showed that this policy can reduce stress in preparation of national tests as well as gain some rest and contribute more family's activities. The families also said that this policy can cut off some tutoring costs. Reducing their emotional stress and pushing their children also were mentioned as advantages as well. PM also claimed that those results were one of this reform policy's targets to enhance Thai youths to create universal learning, life skills and good health.
Major General Sansern Kaewkumnerd also informed that PM sent his moral support to all Grade 6 and 9 students on their attempts and honest.