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HEI Ruoholahti, Helsinki

Sari Tuominen Daycare Manager

HEI Ruoholahti is an international, bilingual (FIN-ENG) daycare centre offering high-quality early education, carefully designed learning environment and focus to creativity and social-emotional skills. In addition to Early Childhood Education and Care, we offer pre primary education (preschool).

The daycare centre is conveniently located next to Ruoholahti metro station. The facilities are completely renovated according to the HEI Schools concept: loads of natural light and space to arouse creativity and support learning.

At HEI Ruoholahti we go on field trips every week: our favourite targets are the surrounding parks, beaches and culture destinations. We have teachers specialized in both physical education and arts.

We communicate with other HEI Schools daycare centres monthly via HEI Community. Children get to broaden their understanding of different cultures while learning to operate in English.

HEI Schools is an international daycare concept based on the excellence of the Finnish Early Childhood Education and Care. The research-based concept is created in cooperation with the University of Helsinki. All HEI Schools kindergartens are connected to each other, forming a close community, an international “HEI Family”.

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HEI Ruoholahti

HEI Schools
Mon–Fri 7–17 h

If you need daycare outside the above opening hours, please discuss the matter with the manager of the daycare when applying for daycare services.

For the following issues, contact your daycare center manager:

• daycare places
• service agreements and related changes
• invoicing queries
• customer feedback and written comments on how we could improve our activities

Sari Tuominen Daycare Manager

Service agreements

In addition to full-day Early Education and Care, we offer a range of flexible daycare solutions to meet the various needs of families. However, there are a limited number of part-time daycare places, so please ask your daycare centre manager directly about the current situation.

Apply for Early Education and Care

Secure your place at Touhula. We fill our daycare places in the order in which applications arrive.

The application process is as follows:

  1. Fill in the application(s); please remember to complete a separate application for each daycare center.
  2. We will contact you within a week after you send your application. In many cases, we are able to confirm a place right away.

Our groups

At Touhula, we operate during the day in small groups in which each child is seen and heard as a unique individual. The childrens’ guardians also have an opportunity to be genuinely present and help fulfil their children’s needs.

The TouGo application is the primary tool for contacting the daycare center about everyday issues concerning a child.

Partnership in our daycare centre

Touhula’s partnerships are based on the following core values: the joy of learning, the desire to do good and making everyday life easier for families. Touhula daycare centres collaborate with several partners.