kludge (/ˈkluːdʒ/) Also kluge. Noun.
An ill-assorted collection of poorly-matching parts, forming a distressing whole; esp. in Computing, a machine, system, or program that has been improvised or ‘bodged’ together; a hastily improvised and poorly thought-out solution to a fault or ‘bug’. …
The word ‘kludge’ is…derived from the German adjective klug, originally meaning ‘smart’ or ‘witty’…. ‘Kludge’ eventually came to mean ‘not so smart’.
The education system in The Gambia is kludge. It is highly complex in its desperate imitations of a western schooling system, but complexity doesn’t make efficacy. Something that is often hard to get across.