"Folk schools form the grounding for associated study circles, self-directed learning groups that operate on an enormous scale in Sweden (one quarter of the adult population participate each year)." pg. 5.
Source: Harry C. Boyte. "Civic Driven Change and Developmental Democracy." Essay 7 of Civic Driven Change From: Alan Fowler & Kees Biekart (eds) (2008) Civic Driven Change: Citizen's Imagination in Action. The Hague: Institute of Social Studies.