Curiosity might kill the cat but Nepali culture and school culture kill curiosity in children as well as their innate sense of wonder they are born with. Education, quality education can change that.
The education system in Nepal is supposedly the most corrupt system in the country. If a system is corrupt and does not deliver what it's supposed to, one employs and implements best practices from around the world. In the education system in Nepal, it seems, the practice is to adopt the worst practices, with little or no regard for their negative impact on the education of our children. Here's one such practice prevalent in the system and what you as a parent can do to better prepare your children for the twenty-first century.
In most government (public) schools in Nepal, children are taught to memorize and regurgitate materials from a really early age, like second grade. One of the ways the children do that is by reading aloud, a practice that harks back all the way to the days of Aryan-Sanskritic education system prevalent in the Indian Subcontinent long before the modern system of education was introduced. Here's an example.
Some issues with Grade 3 My English Book, a book for eight-year old children attending government (public) schools in Nepal.
School for International Training holds Independent Student Project symposium showcasing the Independent Student (research) Projects. The student present their topics and share their discoveries. This could be very very useful for undergraduate students in Kathmandu.
An example of a poor quality textbook children in Nepal are taught from shows how careless authors and others involved in the production of such textbooks can be.