Touhula's story

Touhula has a network of 113 daycare centres across Finland. Our mission is to create a happy childhood and a good work-life balance for employees. The company’s quality is proved by the high level of customer and employee satisfaction.

Touhula supplements the early childhood education services provided by municipalities. Most of Touhula’s activities are based on the service voucher model, based on which private daycare is made equally available to all families with children, regardless of income or size of family.

Touhula became a part of Swedish AcadeMedia from March 1st, 2024. AcadeMedia is a listed leading Nordic education company which operates from pre-schools to adult education in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and Great Britain.

Touhula is based in Oulu. The company pays its taxes in Oulu and Finland. Touhula’s staff pay their taxes to the municipalities in which they reside.

General information

  • 113 daycare centres in 40 different municipalities across Finland
  • Around 8,000 children
  • Around 2,000 employees
  • Touhula is Finland’s second largest private chain of daycare centres
  • Founded in 2010 in Oulu