The Ernst-Litfass-Schule is the vocational training center for printing and media technology/design for the whole area of Berlin and Brandenburg. About 1400 students can achieve study-related competences and vocational qualifications in all branches of printing and media technology/design. As a self-dependent school we have a strong focus on contemporary pedagogics and on the appliance of current didactic trends for our vocational field. Our pedagogic mindset aims at self-dependence, team-building, sustainable development and professional competence. The competence center offers the opportunity of going through all necessary steps of a typical professional media workflow, from design to realisation and finishing. All of the staff and students get access to foreign partners for internships and exchanges. We have active partnerships for vocational training in Austria, France, Poland, Czech Repulic, Malta, Spain and England.