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The Academic Unuions, the Federation of Estonian Student Unions (EÜL) and Eesti Teaduskoda compiled a draft for the amendment to the low to fix the public funding of 1.5% of GDP for the higher education and 1% for science in the legislation. Also, the tri-part negotiations between the government, employers (universities) and employees is asked to be implemented in the legislation.

Read more In Novator.ee (in Estonian).

The Rahvaalgatus (a public vote to gain support for the draft among the public) resulted in 1500 signatures, despite the campaign was overshadowed by the beginning of the Corona crises in Estonia. 1000 is needed to have the draft to be sent to the parliament. See the draft proposed here.

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