Bus Éireann is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the School Transport Scheme under the general direction of the Department of Education and Skills . Bus Éireann is
responsible for the discipline and safety of pupils while travelling on school buses.
Pupils availing of transport are expected to behave in a responsible manner having
regard for their own safety, that of other passengers, the driver and other road users.
In cases of misconduct, sanctions will be imposed by Bus Éireann. These have been
agreed in consultation with the Department of Education and Skills and are set out
Guidelines for behaviour on school transport can be found here.